Witch doctor helped me to the top, Balogun reveals

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Super Eagles and Brighton defender, Leon Balogun, has always been dogged by injuries with negative consequences on his football career.

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The career of the 30-year-old, however, turned the corner, according to him in an interview he granted BBC after visiting a witch doctor.

His word, “I had a lot of issues with injuries so my sister said “look, I have this one lady I always go and see her and she reads auras”. ‘I was like “let’s give it a try”.

“She asked some questions about me and my right shoulder if I had an injury or something. I thought “how would she know?”I can see a hole in your aura on that side.

“I showed her my scar there and it was attracting bad energies and it gives them entrance into your whole being.

“After she asked me if I had lost someone close to me or a dear person five years ago and that’s when she had my attention because my grandma died around that time.

“I had never really met my grandma in Nigeria but when she died it was one of the worst feeling I’ve had in my life.

“This lady, she could read it or see it somehow and she gave me the advice to go to Nigeria and reconnect with the country.

“When I got the call for the national team, that reconnection started and since then things have fallen into place.”

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