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Football star Jay-Jay Okocha reveals how he ‘tackled’ racism in Germany (video) ▷ Nigeria news – Legit.ng



July 7, 2019
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Football star Jay-Jay Okocha reveals how he 'tackled' racism in Germany (video)


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Akinpelu Oluwafunmilayo

– Ex-footballer Jay-Jay Okocha recently opened up on how he defended himself from racists in Germany

– The football star said when he began to be judged based on the colour of his skin, he adopted a ‘dribbling strategy’

– According to him, he dribbled the racists on the field till he made some of them to ‘chop grass’

Legendary football star Jay-Jay Okocha recently opened up about the struggles he faced when he started out as a young footballer. The sports legend revealed these during the chatty interview he had with comedian Teju Babyface.

According to Okocha, the first country he traveled to in Europe was Germany. There, he encountered a great deal of racist actions from people. The football star said he never knew he was Black until he went to this European country.

In order to tackle the problem of racism he was facing, Okocha said he made a determination to ‘dribble’ his opponents on the field and play so well till all they want to do is ‘chop grass’.

Football star Jay-Jay Okocha reveals how he 'tackled' racism in Germany (video)

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The audience present at the interview were thrilled by his words and by the sheer determination he had to be the best in spite of the towering opposition he faced.

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The football star recentlycelebrated his beautiful daughterDaniella who clocked 21 years old recently. He shared lovely photos of her to commemorate her big day.

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