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Three Gifts That FIFA President Gave Buhari And Their Significance

President Muhammadu Buhari welcomed the President of Federation International Football Association (FIFA), Gianni Infantino, to the Presidential Villa in Abuja.

During his visit to the Aso Rock, he presented the country's president with three gifts. These gifts include:

1. Number 10 Jersey

The FIFA President presented a jersey that is engraved a squad number 10. This gift of jersey signifies sportsmanship.

A jersey is used to identify sportsmen. Then, what of a football jersey with the number 10?

Jersey number 10 was typically worn by forwards, specifically advanced midfielders up top. Players in these positions usually were some of the all-around best and most creative offensive players on the team. It is a trend for teams to reserve that kit number for their best player. 

The number 10 shirt has been worn by many football legends and icons, including Diego Maradona, Pele, Zidane, Neymar Jr., Wayne Rooney, Ronaldinho, and Lionel Messi.

This means that FIFA appreciates the President as a forward stronghold for sportsmanship in the country.

2. FIFA Pennant with the President name inclined

The FIFA President also awarded the President with an official FIFA pennant.

A FIFA pennant is a flag denoting a sports championship. This pennant is mostly carried by the team's captain.

This souvenir signifies the Nigeria President is a captain who has been honoured in a sports championship.

3. Adidas Conext 21 Ball

The FIFA Boss also presented a ball to the President. This ball is worth 40 US dollars ($40).

A ball is a spherical instrument kicked to set a game moving.

This signifies that FIFA appreciates the positive motion of the country in football.

The FIFA President came in company with the President of Confederation of African Football, Patrice Motsepe, and the Minister of Sports, Sunday Dare.


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