- Odion Ighalo was gifted an expensive diamond plated wristwatch made by Hublot by his agent
- The 32-year-old flaunted his birthday gift on social media after returning to his base in Saudi Arabia
- The former Super Eagles striker scored nine goals in 13 matches for his new Saudi side Al-Shabab
Odion Ighalo might have had his birthday celebrations spending time with family and friends in Nigeria but the best of all he had received was yet to come.
The former Manchester United striker received a Hublot watch from his agent as he returned to his base in Saudi Arabia.
The 32-year-old could not hide his emotions as he posted a video of the watch on his personal Instagram story.
The Hublot product is understood to worth up to $17,000 as it is designed with diamond stones hinged around the black leather.
Ighalo spent the summer holidays back home paying courtesy visits to governors of Kogi and Lagos states as well as getting endorsed as the famous Prnicpal Cup ambassador.
He made a dream move to Old Trafford during the 2019 January transfer window and was given an extra six-month extension after impressing Ole Gunnar Solskjaer.
The former Watford star took his goalscoring feat to Saudi club Al-Shabab and scored nine goals in 13 appearances at the concluded season.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng had earlier reported that Odion Ighalo's mum turned down a chance to join his son in the gym after paying the striker a visit in the heavily equipped facility.
The 32-year-old former Manchester United striker was sweating it out while trying to keep fit in his personal gym with his trainer when his mother showed up.
And when she was asked to join the ex-Super Eagles attacker, she simply rejected the offer adding that her waist would shift in a video her son posted on his Instagram story.
Legi.ng also reported that Former Manchester United and Watford striker Odion Ighalo is the new ambassador of the reformed National Principal Cup.
The 32-year-old Al-Shabab forward learnt about his appointment after visiting the minister of youths and sports Sunday Dare in Abuja earlier this week.
Sources reveal that the former Premier League star will watch and discover young talents at the six geo-political zones where the competition will take place as part of his roles.