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Patrice Evra, ex-Manchester United defender visits Nigeria

A beautiful occurrence as former Manchester United defender, Patrice Evra, has released a video of himself in the heart of Lagos in Oshodi in the presence of the Chess organization’s organizers.  

In a one-minute video posted on his Twitter account on Saturday, Evra was all smiles as he was greeted by supporters who constantly yelled “Evra Bus Stop!” 

The fans emphasized the French star’s defensive talents, which made it impossible for strikers to get past him during his playing days. 

Evra was amazed when he subsequently met the ‘street youngsters’ who were being taught chess and given a new lease on life through the Chess in the Slum program.  

Before arriving in Oshodi on Saturday, Evra had hinted that he was making his first trip to Nigeria, where he was known as ‘Evra Bus Stop.’ 

Dancing to the song ‘Essence’ in a bathrobe and an old-school wig in an utterly funny video, the former Monaco defender stated Nigeria was his next bus stop. 

Evra, who is now a football commentator, won the UEFA Champions League with Manchester United in 2008, however he has also lost UCL finals twice, first as a Monaco player in 2004 and once as a Manchester United player in 2011. 

While playing for Manchester United in the English Premier League, he won the EPL on multiple occasions and represented France at the World Cup.  

What you need to know about Patrice Evra 

Patrice Latyr Evra is a French football coach and former professional player. Originally a forward, he primarily played as a left-back.

Evra served as captain for both Manchester United and the France national team. Patrice Evra has a net worth of $10.5 million. 

How Patrice Evra Boxing with Adam Saleh  

Patrice Evra will be entering the ring next month as he takes his first steps into the world of boxing with a fight against Adam Saleh at the O2 Arena on April 30.

The former France captain, 40, will fight on the undercard of Martyn Ford vs Sajad Gharibi with former Tottenham Hotspur and Wolves midfielder Jamie O’Hara also on the card, fighting Katie Price’s ex-boyfriend Kris Boyson. 

 

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