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See throwback pictures of forgotten Super Eagles star who has played for only three European clubs

Recently the social media got talking as photos of Ogenyi Onazi's newly acquired mansion popped up.

Ogenyi Onazi struggled as a teenager to make it in life. He went through difficult moments growing up to become a footballer.

Onazi carved his niche as a well known Grassroots footballer, he had his soccer education in Jos and My People Football Club which is owned by popular Synagogue Of All Nations Pastor, Prophet T.B Joshua.

The defensive midfielder strated getting the attention he needed after being selected for Nigeria's participation at the 2009 FIFA U17 World Cup.

A throwback to that wonderful moment, when Onazi was spotted with topscorer and MVP of the tournament, Sani Emmanuel has popped up on the internet. The duo are best of friends.

Ogenyi Onazi was dropped from the Flying Eagles team to the U20 World Cup in 2011, but rose to become an important player of the Super Eagles from 2013 to 2018. He helped the senior national team win the 2013 African Cup of Nations and subsequently qualified for FIFA World Cup 2014 and 2018.

The defensive midfielder has played for only three European clubs in his career; SS Lazio, Trabzonspor and Denizlispor.

Indeed life is too short, Sani Emmanuel has always been a recipient of Onazi's benevolence with the midfielder footing an operation to correct an injury. Emmanuel's career has ended but Onazi is making strides as a footballer.

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