“He Used To Be My Parents Neighbor” – Mikel’s Wife Olga On How They Met

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    John Mikel Obi’s Russian wife, Olga, Talks on how he got promoted from her parents neighbour to her Husband i.e how they met and started dating.

    Olga who referred to Mikel as her husband, said:

    “Mikel used to be my parents neighbor. We lived there for 5 years. As my parents were leaving the flat, I dropped off the keys at his flat and that was how we met and started off as friends and then grew into lovers. it was never a magical love story because we were neighbors for 5 years but we never met until I went to drop off the keys when my parents were about to leave the apartment”.

    Olga who welcomed their set of twin girls in 2015, said their kids don’t have any Igbo or Russian names because they are citizens of the world. Olga said they would decide which tradition to follow, either Russian, British where they were born or Nigerian.

    When asked whether she watches Nollywood movies, Olga said “I don’t watch Nollywood movies. Mikel watches a lot of Nigerian movies. I don’t watch them. I love listening to Nigerian music. They have nice beats”.

    She says she would support Mikel and Nigeria during the world cup in Russia 2018.


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