- A lovely video of Michael Essien and young kids of FC Nordsjaelland has dropped
- The former Ghana midfielder is seen spending quality time with the 'future ballers'
- Essien is currently assistant manager at the senior side of FC Nordsjaelland
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Former Ghana international, Michael Essien, took time off his regular duties to meet young kids between ages of eight to ten at FC Nordsjaelland.
The FC Nordsjaelland assistant manager in a video posted on Twitter is seen enjoying the moment with the children he describes as future ballers.
Michael Essien has been in Denmark for the last two seasons, where he has helped the development of several young stars including Kamaldeen Sulemana.
"With the kids from FCN camps, future ballers," wrote the ex-Chelsea super star on Twitter.
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Michael Essien is honing his managerial career at FC Nordsjaelland after hanging his boots in 2020 following a brief spell in Azerbaijan with Sabail.
The 38-year-old enjoyed an illustrious career, playing for nine years at Chelsea, where he had the most success. He won the English Premier League, the FA Cup and the UEFA Champions League with the Blues.
Injuries disrupted his career at a point, forcing him to leave Chelsea. He later played for AC Milan, Panathinaikos, Persib Bandung in Indonesia and the Sabail.
These days he spends most of his time on the bench sending instructions to players on the pitch.
Michael Essien is hoping to become a full time manager in the near future.
Meanwhile, the midfield beast, played 59 times for the Black Stars of Ghana, scoring nine goals.
He was a member of the team at Ghana's first World Cup in 2006 and he also took part in the 2014 edition in Brazil.
Earlier, YEN.com.gh reported that, former Nigeria and Chelsea midfielder, John Obi Mikel, had disclosed that ex-Ghana international, Michael Essien played a key role in his career with the Blues.
Essien and Mikel Obi played together at Chelsea between 2006 to 2014, and were both successful, helping the club win multiple titles.
In an interview with The Athletic, Mikel Obi revealed how Essien helped him build his confidence at the London club.
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Source: Yen Newspaper