Odion Jude Ighalo is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua and the Nigerian national team.
After starting his career at Prime and Julius Berger, he moved to Norway’s Lyn in 2007.
A year later he was signed by Udinese, spending most of his tenure loaned out, notably at Granada, before signing for Watford in 2014.
He also competed professionally in China, with Changchun Yatai and Shanghai Greenland Shenhua.
Ighalo made his debut for Nigeria in 2015. He represented the nation at the 2018 World Cup.
Ighalo shares a motivational message which says: “just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s impossible”, which he posted on his Instagram page.
According to his post:
Just because it’s hard doesn’t mean it’s impossible. You can do it💪🏽💙🙏🏾