(Video) I Sold Tomato, Pepper, Hawk Groundnut, Wash Windscreen In Lagos Traffic – Wilfred Ndidi
In an exclusive interview with ESPN FC, Super Eagles midfielder, Wilfred Ndidi, disclosed how he used to sell groundnut for his mother and also wash windshields in Lagos traffic.
The Leicester star who is currently with the national team in Russia for the 2018 World Cup, said he sold different types of foodstuff for his mum.
He said, I was a jack of all trade while my mum was selling, I’ll go and hawk for her. I sold different types of fruits and not even only fruit; I sold peppers, tomatoes, I sold groundnuts. Sometimes, they call me ‘omo elepa’. That is groundnut boy.
“And then sometimes, when I finish selling, I go to do a quick one for myself. I go for wiping glass of cars, cleaning and If I see I’m not making money, I can quickly go to buy pure water and start selling there. I was doing so many things; I was really doing so many things but it was okay.”
Ndidi revealed that the highest money he ever earned was N3,000. “My best, I would say was making N3000. I finished selling so quick. I went to do the wiping thing for myself, just four different things I did in a day,” the midfielder said.
He added; “I was so happy going home because I was saving to buy my football shoes.”
Watch the video below.