Nigerian football star, Asisat Oshoala who now plays for FC Barcelona female team shared a photo on her IG wall posing with Lionel Messi.
She captioned the photo, ‘we had to do this for the culture’.
Asisat Oshoala was in the news recently after she was nominated for Player of the week award in Spain in after a loan switch to Barcelona Femeni from Chinese club Dalian Quanjian.
The 24-year-old Nigerian forward scored the opening goal in front of over 60,000 people as Barcelona Femini beat Atletico Madrid Feminino 2-0 in a Liga Iberdrola.
The goal from Oshoala in the 65th minute gave Barcelona the lead in the encounter before she was substituted for England forward Toni Duggan in the 71st minute who scored the second goal for the Catalans.
Oshoala will contest the Liga Iberdrola Player of the Week award against two other nominees Jade Boho Sayo of Logrono and Yaiza Relea Ramos of Real Betis Balompie.