Nigerian professional footballer Odion Ighalo has touched the hearts of many on social media by sharing a heartwarming video of his mother praying for him and his legs, evoking overwhelming reactions from fans.
The video, shared by the football star on his official Instagram page, beautifully captures the profound influence of mothers on their children, which is truly unparalleled.
In the video, Odion Ighalo’s mother can be seen fervently praying for her son’s continued success in his football career. Though her words are masked by the background music, her heartfelt gestures and the way she holds her son’s hand while mouthing the prayers speak volumes about her love and support.
With a loving touch on both his legs, she anoints them with her prayers, hoping that he will keep scoring winning goals for his team.
As some may recall, Odion Ighalo was previously on loan to Manchester United. However, on February 4, 2021, he made a move to the Saudi Professional League club Al Shabab, signing a two-and-a-half-year contract.
Captioning the touching video of his mother’s prayer, Odion Ighalo wrote: “Mama’s prayers keep me going. Grounded in faith 🙏🏾🙌🏾✈️.” This heartfelt expression shows the deep appreciation he has for his mother’s unwavering support and belief in him.