The Nigeria Football Federation (NFF), English Premier League and German Bundesliga clubs Brighton and Hove Albion and Mainz 05 sent birthday shoutouts to Super Eagles defender Leon Balogun who turns 30 on Thursday.
The NFF, Brighton and Mainz all sent their birthday wishes on their verified Twitter handles.
“Happy birthday @NGSuperEagles defender @LeonBalogun,” the NFF was quoted on their handle.
Brighton who recently signed Balogun from Mainz after last season wrote on Twitter:”Happy 30th Birthday @LeonBalogun!”
While Mainz praised him for his impressive performance at this year’s FIFA World Cup in Russia.
“Happy Birthday, @LeonBalogun! A formidable #WorldCup showing with the @NGSuperEagles. Now kick back and relax, you’re 30 now after all!”
Balogun played in all Super Eagles Group D games of the Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup and will join Brighton for the new season after leaving Mainz at the end of last season.