How I felt when Aribo, Bassey started to call me “Uncle” – ex-England star

Former Three Lions forward, Jermaine Defoe spent the final part of his illustrious career at the Ibrox and played with young Nigerian players, Joe Aribo and Calvin Bassey

Defoe revealed in an article on The Players Tribune that he felt respected and honoured to see younger players including Aribo and Bassey refer to him as “Uncle”.

He said he also felt like his career had come full circle despite the love that came with their tag while he also realised there were people now looking up to him.

“Thank God we did. Leaving that club without adding your name to the winners’…

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