Former Super Eagles' midfielder, Seyi Olofinjana is one of the proofs for one adage that says "It's only destiny that knows what anyone will do to be successful in life." The Oyo State born Olofinjana was destined to be earning his living through the round leather game.

The 39 year old midfielder started his professional football career at his hometown club, Crown FC of Ogbomoso in the late 80s to mid 90s.

Olofinjana was expected to be one of those engineers that should be helping finding a lasting solution to the unprecedented current global situation of Covid - 19 Pandemic after studying Chemical Engineering from the University.

He confirmed that, the Virus is real and everyone should stay at home, maintain social distance as we have many cases in the United Kingdom.

I have to stay at home myself with my family, health first before you start thinking of your job, we all love football but we have to put into consideration that, when there is life, then there is hope. Before any other thing, we must think of winning this battle of COVID-19 that has totally shut down everything.

I do a lot of cooking for my family, I must say, I'm a great chef, play with my kids in the garden and waiting for when all this would be over, but sincerely COVID-19 is real and we must take it serious.

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Olofinjana revealed in one of his interviews that he's achieved enough fame, name and funds in football which he thinks his academic wouldn't have giving him. 

Olofinjana moved to England in 2004 where he joined Wolverhampton Wanderers earned a cult hero status during his four-year stay with Wolves.

He played 213 games for Wolves and scored 16 goals before joining Stoke City where he played for one season with a return of 18 games and two goals.

Olofinjana also signed for Hull City in 2009 and spent four seasons with the Tigers, also had a brief stints with Cardiff and Sheffield Wednesday before returning to Norway to join IK Start.

Olofinjana played for Nigeria national team for 12 years making 48 international appearances and since retired from football in 2015.

He also admitted that having education helped laundered his football career just as he charged existing and upcoming footballers to add education to their football careers.

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