- Super Eagles legend Mikel Obi on Thursday, April 22, turned 34
- Mikel's twin daughters wished their father happy birthday in an adorable video
- The former Chelsea star is currently playing for Stoke City in the Championship
Olga Diyachenko who is the wife of Super Eagles legend Mikel Obi has posted an awesome video of her twin daughters wishing their father happy birthday as he turned 34.
The former Chelsea player is the most decorated Nigerian star in history thanks to all the titles he won while in the Premier League with the Blues.
During his active playing time in the Super Eagles, Mikel Obi was known for his brilliant style of play in the midfield.
Mikel was among the Nigerian players who played for the country at the 2005 World Youth Championship where they finished second in the competition.
And on August 17, 2005, Mikel Obi played his first game for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in a 1-0 friendly win over Libya.
Obi was also among the Super Eagles players who won the 2013 African Cup of Nations title in South Africa under late coach Stephen Keshi.
In total, Mikel Obi played 91 games for the Super Eagles of Nigeria scoring six goals and retired from national duty after the 2019 AFCON championship in Egypt.
Nigeria finished as third best at the 2019 African Cup of Nations competition behind Senegal and champions Algeria.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh had reported how Chelsea legend John Obi Mikel explained how difficult it was for his teammates then at Stamford Bridge when they crashed out of the Champions League against Barcelona in 2009.
The Blues were on the verge of reaching the final of the Champions League before Andreas Iniesta's late goal sent them out of the championship on away goals rule.
It was also a bad night for referee Tom Henning Ovrebo who had ignored four penalty appeals from Chelsea in the first leg encounter against Barcelona.
Mikel Obi who was on the bench throughout the match explained that his teammates were so angry with the referee's decision.
Barcelona went on to win the Champions League title that year beating Manchester United in Rome.