Real Madrid Unveil Nigerian-born Youngster


Real Madrid of Spain have unveiled a Nigerian-born lad, Marvin Olawale Akinbi Park with their youth team in the lower division.

Park, who was born in Palma de Mallorca in 2000, plays as an attacking midfielder, he is fast and has the ability to dribble and very dangerous in a one-one situation.

He is ambidextrous in nature as he can use both feet very well and has previously played in several other youth clubs in Spain and England.

Among them are Sporting Ciudad de Palma (2006-2009), Tranmere Rovers (2009-2012), Sporting Ciudad de Palma (2012-2013), La Salle (2013-2014), as well as Es Jonquet Penya Arrabal (2014-2016).

Park has also featured at various levels for Real Madrid’s youth teams, following his signing on July 1, 2016; as he oscillated from juvenile C (2016-2017) to B (2017-2018) and now finally in A (2018).

Madrid stated in a citation for Park: “The attacking midfielder has the option to represent Spain or Nigeria at the senior level when he is set to decide on which country to pledge his allegiance.”


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