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EXTRA TIME: Mikel Obi joins in St Patrick’s Day celebration

00:23 GMT+3 18/03/2018
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Green day! The Super Eagles skipper joined the global festivity from his base in China

Tianjin Teda midfielder John Mikel Obi has sent a celebratory message to everyone observing the Saint Patrick’s Day across the world.

St Patrick’s Day is a cultural and religious celebration held on March 17, the traditional death date of Saint Patrick [the foremost patron saint of Ireland] and also the arrival of Christianity in Ireland.

The day also celebrates the heritage and culture of the Irish in general.

And the Nigeria international has taken to social media to show the green side of his nationality in the global greening celebration.


Happy #StPatricksDay to all who celebrate it, from this boy in Green! ☘️😀

A post shared by Mikel Obi (@mikel_john_obi) on Mar 17, 2018 at 2:36am PDT