“A pleasure to play with you” – former England star hails Mikel on retirement

The Nigerian legend called it quits on his professional career, and he has received a lot of plaudits

Former England and Chelsea captain John Terry took to social media to praise and congratulate former Nigeria international Mikel Obi on his retirement.

Mikel and Terry played together while they were at Chelsea, and they had a lot of memories together. The duo won Chelsea’s first Champions League trophy together, Premier League titles, and FA Cup trophies.

Terry retired in 2018, after 17 years at Chelsea. Meanwhile, Mikel announced his retirement on Tuesday after a career that spanned 17 years.

The 35-year-old retires as one of the most decorated Super Eagles players. Mikel won everything possible during his time at Chelsea in England.

Following his announcement, Mikel has received a lot of plaudits from fans, ex-players – Chelsea teammates, National teammates, and even coaches.

Terry did not mince words as he sent a congratulatory message to his 35-year-old former teammate.


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