Football is one of the most followed sports in the history of mankind that cuts across different religions, ethnic groups, and races. The sport is a passionate one that could put you on the edge of your seat. Nigerians love football and would go as far as placing bets on their favorite football club sides like Chelsea, Arsenal, Manchester United, Liverpool, Barcelona, and Real Madrid. Our Nigerian musical stars are known for showing their support for their favorite club side on their social media pages. This stems from their emotional ties to the club sides.
We'll be taking a look at our popular Nigerian musicians that support and are passionate about Chelsea Football Club. Let's briefly talk about Chelsea Football Club; Chelsea was founded in 1905 by Gus Mears, an English businessman. The club was initially nicknamed ‘The Pensioners’ but later changed to ‘The Blues’.
According to the club’s official site, the team has won 6 league titles, 1 Uefa Champions League and 8 FA cups. They've produced soccer greats like Gianfranco Zola, Didier Drogba, Frank Lampard, and John Terry. The club enjoyed its most successful periods during the time of controversial ex-manager, Jose Mourinho. Also, Ex-Nigerian internationals, John Mikel Obi and Celestine Babayaro were once Chelsea players.
Here is a list of our musical stars who support and are passionate about Chelsea Football Club;
The ‘Reason With Me’ singer is a loyal fan of Chelsea Football Club. He consistently shows his support for his team on his social platforms. He tweets about games involving his favorite club.
2. Mr P
The former member of P-square is well known fervent supporter of Chelsea Football Club. He engages his followers on his Twitter page with discussions and supportive tweets for his favorite club side. He once engaged in a soccer bant with Cuppy on Twitter. Mr P has also taken time out to take snapshots with Chelsea players in the past.
The living legend is a core and loyal supporter of Chelsea Football Club. 2baba has repeatedly shown his support for his favorite club side online as far as 2011 on his verified Twitter account. He jokingly takes jibes at opposition fans and engages his followers with discussions pertaining to live soccer matches of Chelsea Football Club.
The ‘Limpopo’ singer is an ardent supporter of Chelsea Football Club and he occasionally boasts with his favorite club side online. He shares his predictions ahead of games involving his club.
The DMW boss is a supporter of Chelsea Football Club although he hasn't frequently shown the soccer side of himself via tweets, he still has some photos to display his loyalty to his favorite club side. Davido once visited the Chelsea players locker room after a game.
The veteran Nigerian artiste is a true blue and loyal supporter of Chelsea Football Club. 9ice dons his favorite club jersey and flaunt's the photos online.
7. Terry G
The akpako master is a die-hard supporter of Chelsea Football Club. He is a proud and loyal supporter of the team. Terry G is famous for being one of the pioneers of Nigerian commercial music.
The ‘Osinachi’ crooner is an ardent supporter of Chelsea Football Club. He is one of the top Nigerian musicians who shows allegiance to the club side.