Dele Alli’s father has revealed that the England international would receive a “royal welcome if his to return to Nigeria, as he revealed that the superstar is of royal prince through birth.
Bamidele Jermaine Alli was born April 11, 1996, and raised in Milton Keynes a large town in Buckinghamshire, England.he was raised by his English mother Denise, who was said to have suffered from alcohol issue regarding the issue, he moved into Alan and Sally Hickford’s home, which he always refers them to be his adoptive parents but not legally adopted by the said Hickford’s family.
Tottenham Hotspur secures his signature in February 2015 but fails to break into the Spur first team and was loaned back to MK Dons. Alli made his first debut for Spur in a 1-0 defeat to Manchester United, Playing the last 13 minutes of the game in place of Eric Dier, he got his first goal for the club weeks later in the 1-1 draw against Leicester City, and ever since he’s been a regular and a fine contributor to Tottenham Hotspur third place in the Premier League last season.
He joined the Milton Keynes Dons youth system at the age of 11 and later became a regular for the MK Dons the first team having over 88 caps and registering 24 goals in total.
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In an interview with the Daily Star, his father Kenny said “If Dele went back to Nigeria now it would be crazy,”
“He would have a presidential welcome wherever he goes.
“Everybody watches him play and is proud of him. It opens every door for him being a prince. He can talk to our prime minister and the president if he wants to.”
Dele moved to Nigeria to live with his father after his parent’s split up, before moving back to England as it became clear the youngster had considerable talent.
Kenny continued: “The only way he went to school was if he could play football afterwards.
“When we left I took him to America – but I saw that he could not live there because football is not a big sport. I knew the best place for him was here in the UK.
“I have always been in his life. There has never been a time when I have not
been in his life.
“He calls me all the time. Sometimes he will call and say ‘did you watch that
match?’. He is a family man.”
Courtesy The Sun