Marwin Olawale Akinlabi on Sunday night, September 20, recorded his name in the history books as the first player of Nigerian descent to play for Real Madrid in topflight match
The 20-year-old came on as a substitute in the 70th minute for Real Madrid in their Spanish La Liga tough 0-0 encounter with Real Sociedad.
Real Madrid who are the reigning champions of Spain did not start the defense of their title on a good note as they failed to register any goal or victory.
Marwin Olawale Akinlabi was actually born in Spain and the Real Madrid star has a Nigerian father and a Korean mother. He represented the Spain U19 team once in a friendly 3–0 loss against Italy U19 on January 16, 2019 in a tough battle.