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Former 3SC midfielder thrilled to train with Lionel Messi

07 September 2015, 13:07

Lagos - Former Enyimba and Shooting Stars Sports Club (3SC) midfielder, Rasheed Olabiyi who left Nigerian league for Major Soccer League (MLS) club, Houston Dynamo in 2015 is thrilled at training with world best player, Lionel Messi.

The Houston Dynamo creative midfielder, Olabiyi along with his team mates trained with the Argentine team who were preparing for an international friendly against Bolivia last weekend and the Nigerian was delighted to have such an opportunity to train with some of the best footballers in the world.

Rasheed Olabiyi uploaded series of pictures he took with the Argentines on his Facebook wall and express joy at training with the likes of Barcelona's Lionel Messi, Manchester City Sergio Aguero.

Also read: Enyimba awaits Olabiyi boost

“It’s a great privilege to train with you this morning Lionel Messi. Up Barca noni. ?#‎DyNaMo forever,” Olabiyi wrote on his Facebook wall

He continued: "Team Messi, Aguero, Masherano, Tevez, you guys are such great players, nice having you around ?#‎TeamDynamoForever# Take all the glory Lord"

Olabiyi's former team mate and Nigerian League all time highest goal scorer, Mfon Udoh also shared his thought after seeing the pictures. Udoh whose 23 goals in a season is still the highest by any player at this time wrote on his Facebook wall: “wait patiently on the Lord in prayers and He'll surely answer you at the appointed time. Enjoy your time my brother and friend, Olabiyi Rasheed"

Olabiyi Rasheed’s last trophy in Nigeria was the 2014 Federation Cup he won with Enyimba FC.

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