Real Madrid Star Names Nigerian Singer Davido As His Favourite Afrobeats Artiste

Real Madrid Star Names Nigerian Singer Davido As His Favourite Afrobeats Artiste

Raphael Abiola
updated at January 10, 2024 at 7:06 PM
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  • Davido is rated as one of the best afrobeats singers in the world
  • A Real Madrid star picked the Nigerian singer as his favourite artiste
  • The Aiye crooner had his recent album 'Timeless' nominated for the Grammy

One of Real Madrid's first team players has named Nigerian singer David Adeleke - popularly known as Davido - as his favourite Afrobeats artiste.

Davido's recent album 'Timeless' was nominated for the Grammy Awards and has been a global hit.

The 'Aiye' crooner is one of the A-list musicians in Nigeria alongside WizKid, Burna Boy, Olamide, Rema, Tiwa Savage and a host of others.

Real Madrid star names Davido as his best afrobeats artiste. Photo: Todd Owyoung/Diego Souto.
Real Madrid star names Davido as his best afrobeats artiste. Photo: Todd Owyoung/Diego Souto.
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In a recent interview with Kick Game UK hosted by Craig Mitch as per Daily Post, Real Madrid midfielder Aurelien Tchouameni named the 'Kante' crooner his favourite afrobeats artiste.

The France international went further to tag Davido as his 'guy', which shows how well he listens and vibes to the Nigerian singer's songs.

The interviewer asked:

"Who is your favourite Afrobeats artist?"

Tchouameni answered:

"Davido, that's my guy."

The former AS Monaco star's choice of Davido as his favourite afrobeats artiste stirred different reactions from fans on social media.

@leinadgraphics_ said:

"He knows ball."

@kellybonito_ said:

"I'm a Barça fan; he is better than Gavi after saying this."

@kene8th said:

"Davido is so goated man🔥"

@Maher_papi said:

"You too sabi my G... 😁 @davido the baddest..."

@dami_mastermind said:

"Aurelien Tchouameni is 30BG! He knows ball. Davido 🐐"

@brezzada said:

"Aurelien Tchouameni is one of the foreign footballers that rate Afrobeats alongside the likes of Liverpool's Virgil Van Dijk, and Barcelona's Alejandro Balde. Davido na the king."

Davido weighs in on GOAT debate

Sports Brief previously reported that Davido has waded into the Greatest of All Time (GOAT) debate between football veterans Cristiano Ronaldo and Lionel Messi.

Messi and Ronaldo have been the two best players in the world for the past 15 years, with both players' fans arguing over their GOAT status.

The Afrobeats superstar, who is a huge football fan, shared his thoughts on who the better player is and why.

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Raphael Abiola
Raphael Abiola is a Nigerian Sports Journalist with over five years of experience. He obtained a B.Tech degree in Computer Science from the Federal University of Technology, Akure, in 2015.
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