Super Eagles captain, Mikel Obi on Sunday won the hearts of many after putting up a fantastic display for Middlesbrough who beat Blackburn by a lone goal in the English Championship.

Mikel’ s performance trended on Twitter for the Riverside after the match which was his fourth league game of the season

He had a game rating of 6.8, winning three duels, won four long balls and had one shot blocked according to match statistics.

He has also been described by fans as a “Rolls-Royce of a Midfielder” for his phenomenal performances since joining the club on a short term deal.