Asisat Oshoala: My Parents Almost Stopped Me From Playing Football

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Former Arsenal & Liverpool Ladies Striker reveals that her parents made several attempts to ensure she does not play the beautiful round leather game professionally.

Four-times Africa’s Female Best Player is also regarded as one of the world best strikers in female football considering feat achieved in the game.

Lionel Messi & Asisat Oshola in Barcelona training.
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She further revealed that the journey was not too goodffor her for  to her due to constant pressures faced from parents who only wanted her to study.

She told The Guardian, that she was banned by her parents not to go out of the house to play football on several occasions.

“I feel like everything is happening according to time.
It’s stage by stage with life, with everything.

“I know thousands of kids are still going through the same thing I went through when I was young.

“Parents will say they want their kids to go to school, they don’t want them in sport, especially girls,” Oshoala said.

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