Alex Iwobi in Nollywood debut

Nigeria international and Arsenal forward, Alex Iwobi has made his debut in the Nigerian film industry, Nollywood with a rol e in the soon to be released ‘Inpadisu’.

The movie, now trending on social media, features Iwobi being pursued all over the place, apparently because of choices he made in the movie.

The Super Eagles’ striker also took to his Instagram page @Alexanderiwobi to confirm his role in the film alongside award-winning actress, Somkele Iyamah.

He shared the thriller and wrote: “Shot my Nollywood debut last month. A movie about choices coming soon.”

Following his confirmation, fans took to Instagram to laud the football star’s versatility and expressed their optimism on the quality production of the film.

@Zedoninho wrote, “Always going hard for Naija. Love it.”

@King_Chynee said, “I am anticipating. UNILAG will definitely rush this one.”

@Temilade said, “Let’s go big Alex, let it out!!! We can’t wait.”

@Riyanoray wrote, “So gassed, still my favourite footballer, even if you are acting.”

Iwobi, who was part of Nigeria’s 23-man squad to the 2018 World Cup in Russia, started as a youth international for England, with whom he won the Victory Shield in 2011.

He went on to play for Nigeria and made his senior debut for the Super Eagles on October 8, 2015. – NAN

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