My dream was to play for Barcelona – Zlatan Ibile reveals

Nigerian rapper, Zlatan Ibile has revealed that his dream career was to be a football player.

The ‘Zanku’ crooner said he wanted to play for La Liga giants, Barcelona, after failing at school.

He explained that he never had the intention of being a musician, stressing that he stumbled into music.

In an interview with Echo Room, Zlatan said he picked interest in music after one of his friends played a song he recorded for him.

He said, “I was not a bright student in secondary school. I struggled with Mathematics and Accounting. I was in a Commercial class. I failed my WAEC and I was supposed to sit at home for a year. All my dream was to play for Barcelona.

“I tried my possible best but the corruption in Nigerian football discouraged me. I was playing for a local club then. When I failed WAEC, I was going to sit down at home for a year, and then one of my friends came and played his record for me. I told him to take me to the studio the next time he was going. That was how I became a musician. I never had the intention of being a musical.”

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