Nigerian middielder John Mikel Obi has heaped praise on his girlfriendÂ Olga Diyachenko saying she has supported him all the way. He also said him winning a Bronze medal at Rio 2016 is a wonderful achievement for him and his family.
Mikel started dating Olga in 2013 and they have twin girls together. Speaking to UK Standard on Mondayhe said;
â€˜I was obviously very clear before travelling to Brazil that my target was the gold medal.Â But to get the bronze is still an amazing achievement.
â€˜There was a celebration at the hotel afterwards, we were all jumping around. Everyone was so excited.Â I went to sleep last night with my medal beside me; I couldnâ€™t and didnâ€™t want to let it out of my sight.â€™
â€˜It really is a dream come true for me, for my family, my two little angels â€“ my twin baby girls â€“ my wonderful girlfriend, who has supported me all : the way.â€™
â€˜First off all I want to celebrate with my family, put it around my daughtersâ€™ neck, take pictures and make sure they get to see what daddy achieved.â€™
Source: Standard UK