BY GODWIN AIKIGBE
Tianjin TEDA captain, Mikel John Obi has paid tribute to John Terry, describing his former Chelsea teammate as not only a Chelsea legend, but a true football legend.
“It was a privilege to play with you and learn from you. Not only a Chelsea legend, but a true Football legend and a brilliant captain ⚽️👊🏽 Good luck Old Boy #neighbour,” stated the Nigeria captain who was second oldest player at Chelsea after Terry prior to his winter move to the Chinese Super League.
Mikel joined the Blues two years after Terry did following his € 23.6 million heated transfer from Lyn Oslo on July 31, 2006.
Global sporting media have been awash with tributes for the 36-year-old Terry since Chelsea announced his summer departure from Stamford Bridge on Monday after 22 years.