Ghanaian midfielder, Mubarak Wakaso has disclosed that sharing the same pitch with some of the World’s best players has earned him heaps of respect from individuals and clubs.
Wakaso who had stints with six unique clubs in the Spanish La Liga had the opportunity to play against some of the best players on the planet for example Leonel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
According to him, although it was an honor to have come close to some of these elite players, never in his wildest thoughts did he think it would reciprocate in elevating his status as a player.
The previous Ashgold player in an interview with Kweku Manu on the Aggressive Show indicated that the honor of playing on the same pitch with these players is an inspiration for himself to work more diligently.
He noticed that individuals often come to him to reveal to them stories about what it feels to play against their football icons.
“It’s pleasant when you meet these individuals, it elevates you, Wakaso said.
He added, “I have procured an exceptional kind of respect from individuals in China because of this, the same applies to when I go to my hometown, Tamale, in light of the fact that individuals they wished to see, I have met that individual and played with them even to the degree of swapping jerseys.”
“I even take in exercises from it anytime someone asks me questions about them. I feel on the off chance that I buckle down, I can also arrive at the level they’ve gotten to,” the Black Stars player expressed.
The player who currently carries out his specialty with Jiangsu Suning in the Chinese League emphasized that however he’s had the same pitch with various stars, he gives the same accord of respect to every player.
“I ensure I offer respect to every player since it’s difficult to be picked among thousands of individuals on the planet. I don’t actually esteem names,” Wakaso said.