A former Chelsea of England captain John Terry, as well as Real Madrid legend Roberto Carlos, arrived in Lagos on Thursday, November 18, ahead of a charity match this weekend, Daily Post reports.
The pair were captured the moment they arrived at the Murtala Muhammed International Airport ahead of the Budweiser game of kings. It was gathered that two lucky fans will manage the two teams that will see the legends feature in a football match along with selected players from Nigerian Professional Football League clubs.
Osinachi Egbuche and Seun John emerged team coach of Smooth FC and Kings FC respectively out of hundreds of hopefuls who were eventually pruned to 30.
Terry and Carlos are expected to lead each team in the contest as a way to help aspiring footballers in their potential career.
Why are the legends in Lagos? GOAL reports that the campaign tagged ‘Budweiser Game of Kings’, the premium beer brand is bringing the decorated players in the beautiful game to the West African country to engage in a novelty match alongside the best players in the NPFL. Budweiser is keen on giving millions of football lovers who double as beer lovers in Nigeria a unique experience that will stay with them for a long time. Terry leaves Aston Villa Terry retired at Aston Villa and 2017 and despite remaining at the club as an assistant manager, he has departed the Premier League outfit.
The 40-year-old has now confirmed that he will be visiting other clubs across Europe in a bid to gain further experience.
Terry also appeared to have ruled out taking over the managerial role at Swansea City in his hid to replace Steve Cooper. Romelu Lukaku capable of firing Chelsea to EPL title according to Terry Legit.ng earlier reported that has suggested Romelu Lukaku could fire Chelsea to Premier League glory this season.
The Blues acquired the services of the Belgian during the summer transfer window, splashing about £97million to snap him up from Inter Milan. According to Terry, Lukaku was the ‘big one missing’ in Chelsea’s title charge last term, and his arrival gives his former side the advantage in the title race.