If there’s anything Nigerians love, it is football. They eat, sleep, dream and live the damn sport. Not going to lie, it’s a beautiful game. The problem is, every Nigerian man assumes every other Nigerian man watches football and can’t imagine that some don’t. If you’re one of those Nigerian men who don’t like football, you’ll relate to these five annoying things.
1. When there’s a match going on and Twitter becomes filled with strange names.
You’ll just be scrolling through Twitter, next thing, all the people you follow are tweeting “Azpilicueta!”, “How could you miss that Azpilicueta?”, “This Azpilicueta na aggressive mid.” Meanwhile you’re wondering what an Azpilicueta is.
2. People thinking you’re weird for being a man that doesn’t watch ball
For some strange reason, the only sport that exists to Nigerians is football. In fact, to them, sport is another name for football. Imagine telling them that you’re only into tennis, golf or Formula 1. They’d look at you weird like you just said you eat cockroaches.
3. Random people asking you for football scores because they assume you must have watched all the matches
You could be by yourself, on your own, just chilling. Next thing, somebody has ambushed you, asking what the scores of yesterday’s match was. Match that you didn’t know even existed.
4. Having to find something to keep you busy when all your friends are busy watching a match
All your guys have gone to watch match. Now you’re just looking like a child they abandoned at the bus stop.
5. When everybody asks you what team you support.
Na wa o. Wahala for no watch football
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