Former Super Eagles Skipper Mutiu Adepoju was on Tuesday named La Liga Ambassador in a ceremony in Madrid, Spain.
The La Liga Ambassadors are expected to represent and enhance the visibility of the top-tier Spanish league in their various localities.
Adepoju said: “It is a good one that La Liga is honouring me among other top players who have played in that league over years,”
“It is a sign of recognition and respect. La Liga must be commended for putting this together.”
Adepoju, played for Shooting Stars in the Nigeria premier league, and the likes of Racing Santander and Real Sociedad in La Liga.