Former Tremendous Eagles goalkeeper, Dele Aiyenugba, who at present mans the submit for NPFL aspect Kwara United, talks about his love for music, how he met his spouse, his favorite meals and extra on this interview with EBENEZER BAJELA
How has married life been and the way did you meet your spouse?
Marriage has been nice and I keep in mind very properly that I met my spouse after I was with Enyimba, via a good friend. She does come to look at matches together with her good friend and that was how we received to fulfill. I exchanged contacts together with her and we turned buddies, earlier than we finally determined to take it to the subsequent stage of getting married.
How lengthy did it take you to suggest to her?
My spouse is a really strict particular person due to her background. She comes from a house the place her dad and mom are very strict and it took a very long time to persuade her that I wished her to be mine. She wanted to see the seriousness and dedication from me earlier than she might give me any optimistic response.
What sort of music do you take heed to?
I wish to take heed to hip-hop songs, sluggish jazz and a few Nigerian songs as properly. I’m an enormous fan of excellent music as a result of it helps to calm me down.
Who’re your favorite musicians?
Right here in Nigeria, I like Burna Boy, Whiz child and Olamide. These three guys are distinctive and among the many finest, if not one of the best. Whereas overseas, I like Chris Brown and Bruno Mars.
Do you watch motion pictures?
Typically I like to look at motion pictures simply to calm down; my favorite motion pictures are often adventurous motion pictures.
Are you a fashionista?
I’m somebody who doesn’t wish to exit all trying flashy. I identical to to maintain it easy and average. I like to decorate trying very neat however not within the sense that folks will discover me from afar.
Do you have got any favorite designers?
I do and that’s Zara.
What’s your favorite meals?
My favorite meals is rice and plantain. Although, I additionally wish to eat a little bit of pounded yam and ‘eba’ with good soup.
How do you wish to calm down through the offseason?
I’m positive you realize that our job could be very demanding, though folks assume we take pleasure in and simply have enjoyable. So, every time I’ve the time to relaxation, I simply keep indoors and sleep. I don’t joke with my sleep and I even advise a few of my colleagues to do the identical. Additionally, I wish to learn books, particularly books that ship optimistic messages and encourage folks.
Are you additionally in love with tattoos, like a whole lot of different footballers?
In fact, I’ve tattoos on me. I’ve two really, although they aren’t that massive.
What’s the inspiration behind your tattoo?
What I’ve on me is ‘imagine’ and it sends the message that regardless of the circumstance, folks mustn’t hand over, that they need to hold pushing onerous and imagine in God that every part is feasible.
Which is your favorite automotive?
I like Lexus lots.
What do you do earlier than video games?
I’m going down on my knees and pray to God earlier than I depart my lodge or house for each sport and ask for divine favour. Every time we emerge victoriously, I wish to have a good time with my teammates and household.
Do you go clubbing?
Sure, I do go clubbing however not each time. I’m going like perhaps as soon as in each 5 months or thereabout. Utilizing our soccer season as a yardstick, I’ll say I’m going clubbing like twice.
How do you relate with followers?
I greet and relate with everybody equally. I don’t wish to discriminate and particularly I don’t prefer it once they relate with me utilizing my names. They will merely relate with me utilizing nicknames as a result of it makes them perceive that I’m simply as human as they’re.
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