Obi Melifonwu is a professional football player in the National Football league. He has played for many exceptional teams in his career.
He recently played for the New England Patriots. However, the footballer started his career with the Oakland Raiders. Furthermore, he is also the 2018 Super Bowl champion with the Patriots.
Recently in April, the New England team released him after his contract fulfillment. Hence, the Nigerian American player is not associated with any NFL team right now.
Nevertheless, with his exceptional skills, it’s not long before he is back on the field. Melifonwu wore jersey number 22 with the Patriots and served as a Safety for the team.
Although he was raised in America, the footballer was born in London. His parents immigrated to America when he was relatively young.
Obi developed profound love and respect for football as a kid. Hence, he relentlessly pursued his fierce desire to be a footballer, and in 2017 his dreams came true. The Raiders drafted Obiajulu in the second round.
Besides that, football player Ifeatu Melifonwu is his younger brother. He plays for the Syracuse Orange football team of Syracuse University.
Ifeatu is the youngest of five siblings and serves as a defensive back for his college team. Moreover, with his skills and hard work, he has a chance at a promising NFL career.
Before getting into details about the NFL Safety’s life and football journey, here are some quick facts about him.