See A Photo Of Rivers State Governor [Nyesom Wike] Meeting With Cristiano Ronaldo And Sergio Ramos[Real Madrid stars]
Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid star meets Rivers State Governor Wike
Ronaldo and Ramos praised Wike for his commitment to the development of football in Nigeria
Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike met Cristiano Ronaldo during his recent visit to Real Madrid training centre (Facebook/Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike )
Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo was on hand to welcome Rivers State Governor Nyesom Wike during the Nigerian politician’s recent visit to their training ground at Valdebebas.
Wike, a known football enthusiasts is planning to set up a Real Madrid Academy in Rivers State.
Cristiano Ronaldo says hello to Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike (Twitter/Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike)
In continuation of the process, Wike on Monday, October 9, visited the Real Madrid training facilities where he was welcomed by Ronaldo.
The Rivers State Governor also met Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos during his visit.
Former Nigeria international Adokiye Amiesimaka and Rivers State Commissioner of Sports, Mr Boma Iyaye accompanied Wike for the trip.
Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike also met with Sergio Ramos (Facebook/Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike)
“We are using football as one of the key empowerment programmes for the next generation. We want to grow international football stars from a tender age,” Wike said in a statement from Simeon Nwakaudu, his Special Assistant, Electronic Media.
“We will tap from the experience and exposure of Real Madrid and their stars. This is a project that will revolutionise football in Rivers State and Nigeria.”
According to the statement, Ronaldo and Ramos praised Wike for his commitment to the development of football in Nigeria.
Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike is planning to bring a Real Madrid Academy to Rivers State (Facebook/Gov Nyesom Ezenwo Wike )
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Governor Wike will also meet with the President of Real Madrid, Florentino Perez to formalise the agreement between the Rivers State Government and the club on the establishment of the Academy.
A staunch Real Madrid supporter, Wike in June 2017 hosted a party at the new Rivers State Government House to celebrate their Champions League triumph
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