Lifestyle July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am

6 popular people you didn’t know are from Liberia

Novieku Babatunde Adeola | Staff Writer

Novieku Babatunde Adeola July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am

July 26, 2019 at 10:14 am | Lifestyle

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Ola John

Ola John is a soccer player born in Zwedru, Liberia. As a two-year-old, John fled with his mother and brother to the Netherlands after his father was killed in the First Liberian Civil War. He began his playing career in FC Twente and didn’t return to the continent until the U-17 World Cup in Nigeria. 

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He plays for the Netherlands professional football team making his debut in 2013.

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