Meet the Primavera: 22 questions for Abdullahi Nura

As Roma prepare to tackle PSV in the last 16 of the UEFA Youth League later today, we learn a thing or (twenty-)two about Primavera right-back Abdullahi Nura...

Name: Abdullahi Nura
Born: 17.08.1997
Birthplace: Kaduna, Nigeria

1. First boyhood hero?

“Akon, an American singer of Senegalese origin.”

2. First team you supported?


3. First team you played for?

“College Abuja, a Nigerian side.”

4. When did you join Roma?

“This season.”

5. First Roma player you met?

“Seydou Keita at Trigoria.”

6. All-time favourite Roma player?


7. Favourite current Roma player?


8. Non-Roma Player you most admire in the world?


9. Best match you've seen?

“Barcelona 3-1 Manchester United in the 2011 Champions League final.”

10. Favourite sport other than football?


11. Most used social media platform?


12. Favourite subject at school?


13. Least favourite subject at school?

“Art history.”

14. Favourite country you’ve visited?

“Canada. I went to Toronto with the team on our pre-season tour.”

15. Last song you listened to on your phone?

“My Time by Fabulous.”

16. Favourite all-time movie?

“All of the ‘Fast and the Furious’ films.”

17. Best book you have read?

“Michael Jordan’s biography.”

18. Celebrity you’d most like to meet?


19. Favourite food?

“Rice and beans - something we often eat in my country.”

20. Favourite team in Spain?


21. Favourite team in England?


22. Biggest personal dream in football?

“To win the Champions League.”