By Abimbola Emmanuel
Former Big Brother Naija housemate, Ikechukwu Cross Sunday Okonkwo better known as Cross has said that he was a professional footballer before he joined the show.
During an interview, the reality star disclosed that he abandoned his football career after he had the injury which damaged his knee.
“I was an athlete when I was growing up. I liked football. I used to play a lot but I destroyed a part of my right knee.
“Because of that, I stopped playing professionally. I had to stop for a while
“Then I realised I had a lot of energy still in me and I could still do a lot of physical activities, he said.
According to Cross, he played as a forward for SE small clubs in the UK and was nicknamed ‘Terminator’ because of his skills.
He further revealed that he after he fixed his injured knee, he returned to Abuja to train people in the gym.