Fit as a fiddle, calm, smart and unassuming – Joe Aribo is the perfect identity of the consummate professional sportsman.
One of his coaches as a youth player said he’s a better role model for young, aspiring footballers than Cristiano Ronaldo and Karim Benzema. He lives the simple life and it is evident in how he carries himself on the pitch.
While he attempts the ambitious once in a while in his football, he is seen by many as the simple footballer whose interests are just in finding a balance.
Aribo is a tactically-aware footballer. His head is tuned in most of the time,…