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See Rare Photos of Super Eagles Goalkeeper With Ronaldinho, Messi, Maradona, Di Maria and Masherano

The dream of every professional footballer is to have the best career moments and there is nothing that beats rubbing shoulders with the some incredible players.

Super Eagles goalkeeper Ikechukwu Ezenwa at 31 has had a decent career especially on the international stage with some memorable pictures to back it up.

The 31-year-old former Enyimba International goal tender was a member of the Nigeria U-23 football team at the 2008 Summer Olympics that was tutored by Samson Siasia.

Ikechukwu Ezenwa through his performances for Ocean Boys was able to make the team as a back-up goalie for Ambrose Uanzekin who was outstanding in goal for the Dream Team.

The silver medal winning team comprises the likes of Victor Obinna Nsofor, Victor Anichebe, Chinedu Ogbuke Obasi, Efe Ambrose, Femi Ajilore and Peter Osaze Odemwingie.

His journey to China saw him rub shoulders with Diego Maradona who was part of the Argentine Coaching set-up. Maradona is widely regarded as one of the greatest football players of all time. He was one of the two joint winners of the FIFA Player of the 20th Century award.

Ezenwa also took some memorable footages with Lionel Messi, Javier Masherano and Angel Di Maria in the Argentine gold winning squad.

The 2019 Africa Cup of Nations bronze winner didn't ignore mercurial Brazilian Ronaldinho and former Manchester United midfielder Anderson as the South Americans also made the podium.

Ezenwa broke into the Nigeria Super Eagles team in 2015 under the authority of Coach Sunday Oliseh . Following the injury of Nigeria's first choice goalkeeper Carl Ikeme.

He was called up to be part of the squad in the World cup and Nations cup qualifications by Super Eagles coach Gernot Rohr and given the number 1 jersey replacing Ikeme as first choice goalkeeper of the Super Eagles.

Ezenwa showed some class of keeping during Nigeria's back to back matches against the ‘indomitable lions’ of Cameroon in the 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers.

He also made the 23- man squad for the 2018 edition of the FIFA World Cup held in Russia.

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