Chelsea star and Nigeria’s midfielder, John Obi Mikel has fathered two secret love children with different women, as it seems he eye for the “goals” are sharp anyway, even though he scores in the wrong goalposts.
According to reports, the 28-year old international midfielder, has a four-year-old son and a one-year-old daughter from two different women, even though he currently dates Russian businesswoman Olga Diyachenko and has posted online photographs of them together. Mikel had the former from a fling he had with a lady at a party four years ago. He is responsible for the sustenance of both mother and child and gives the mum a new car every 3 years while the latter is said to be a product of a short relationship he had with a woman he met at a nightclub in London in 2013. And although he wants nothing to do with the child or mother who both live in the South of England, he is still responsible for their upkeep.
A source revealed Mikel did not believe the boy was his when first told by his mum. According to the source:
“They met ages ago when John invited her – and a friend, I think – to an after-party after some London celebrity event. She got together with John briefly and ended up pregnant. She got in touch with John and told him about it, but he initially refused to accept or believe the baby was his. His name was not on the birth certificate. After the baby was born there were some negotiations about it. He then agreed to pay her a decent amount of money. She was allocated money to buy a house.”
“John also agreed to give her tens of thousands a year in upkeep and, I think, agreed to give her a new car every three to five years. He said he wanted to play a role in the boy’s life. He and the mum are on friendly terms and she doesn’t harbor any bad feelings towards him, perhaps because he’s looked after her so well.
On the issue of his daughter, a friend to the child mother said: “John has provided for her and the girl, but does not seem to want to be involved with the child. She (the mother) is not from a well-off family and does not now earn much, but she drives around in a new car. She seems to have come into money since having the baby and is keeping a low profile.”
“This is an entirely private matter. John provides for and cares for his children and will continue to do so. He asks that their privacy be respected,” he said.
Again, John Obi Mikel’s name is not on his daughter’s birth certificate.
Could this be the reason why the defensive midfielder has refused to force a move away from England even when he has seen less and less action in Chelsea football club?
Even though the player had said he wanted to stay at Chelsea because the club felt like “family” to him, when quizzed on the subject, the source said: “I have read things about him going, possibly abroad, but the people saying that might happen would not know that he has a son and a daughter in the UK.”
However, as all these unfold, Mikel has publicly stated that he has found love. And obviously not in any of his baby mamas but in his Russian girlfriend, Olga Diyachenko. Recent online pictures show them together in his car, while there are also pictures of his two rottweiler dogs Troy and Diva. He is also seen relaxing in his swimming pool and sitting at a kitchen table.
Concerning his Russian girlfriend, he told journalists in Nigeria: “She is my girlfriend but I have not proposed to her. If that happens it will not be hidden and everyone will know. I’m begging Nigerian girls to please leave her alone.” he concluded in reference to reports that some jealous women had attacked Olga on social media.