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‘I love LeBron James’ – Asisat Oshoala

Super Falcons star Asisat Oshoala has expressed her admiration for NBA legend LeBron James, citing his impact both on and off the basketball court.

Oshoala’s Multifaceted Interests

While Oshoala is renowned for her football skills, she has also shown a deep appreciation for other sports, such as tennis and basketball. Since moving to the US-based team Bay FC, she has attended NBA games and shared photos with prominent athletes, including Milwaukee Bucks stars Giannis and Thanasis Antetokounmpo. Additionally, Oshoala has displayed her fandom for Spanish tennis star Carlos Alcaraz through her social media handle.

Admiration for LeBron James

Sam Kerr and Lebron James
Another female footballer, Sam Kerr once paid tribute to Lebron James with a king-photo on her instgram account.

In a recent interview with FIFA.com, Oshoala elaborated on why she holds LeBron James in such high esteem. She highlighted his extensive contributions outside of basketball, which include establishing a foundation and building a school. These endeavors resonate with Oshoala and amplify her respect for him.

“I love LeBron James. I like to see people have an impact outside their sport, and that’s what I see in LeBron,” Oshoala stated. “He has a foundation, he’s built a school. These are things that are even bigger than basketball. That’s why he’s my favourite player.”

LeBron James’ Legacy

LeBron James is celebrated as one of the greatest basketball players of all time. His career achievements include four NBA championships, twenty All-Star team selections, and holding the record as the NBA’s all-time leading scorer. He is also fourth on the all-time assists chart.

Oshoala’s Own Impact

Asisat Oshoala’s admiration for James aligns with her own efforts to make a positive impact beyond her sport. Known for her dedication and advocacy, she continues to inspire through her actions on and off the football field.

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