In our Today's Article,we shall be taking a look at one of Nigeria's Brightest Youngsters, Marvin Park who currently plays for European Giants, Real Madrid.

Who Exactly is Marvin Park?

The player's Full name is Marvin Olawale Akanbi Park, born on July 3rd in the Year 2000 to a Nigerian Father and a South Korean Father. He was Born in Palma, Spain.

Marvin's Middle Names, "Olawale" and "Akanbi" are associated with a particular Ethnic group in Nigeria known as the Yorubas.

Marvin's Nigerian Father is known as Hakeem Olawale while his South Korean Mother is known as Hye sook Park. 

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Marvin Park's Career..
The Player started his Youth Career Back in his place of Birth in the Year 2006, Barely six years old, playing for Ciutat de Palma. He featured for other Clubs within Spain at youth Level but once, he featured outside Spain for English Youth Club, Tranmere Rovers from 2009-2012.

For Real Madrid Youth...
Marvin joined Madrid's Youth Team in 2016, aged 16 years, playing as a Winger for the Los Blancos U-19 before Joining Real Madrid's B team known as Real Madrid Castilla. The player featured in Several Games for Real Madrid Castilla, scoring a couple of goals and was even part of the Team that won the UEFA Youth League in the 2019/20 Season. 

For Real Madrid...
Marvin Park Made his Debut for Real Madrid senior team on September 20th, 2020 In a Goalless Draw Against Real Sociedad. He has since featured in More games for Real Madrid under Coach Zinidine Zidane and he is slowly establishing himself as a First team Player. 

He has also made a first Appearance under Newly appointed Real Madrid Head Coach Rafa benitez in a Pre-season Friendly against Rangers in July,2021. The match ended 2-1 in favour of Scottish club, Rangers.

For Spanish National team...
Despite he was Born to a Nigerian Father and a South Korean Mother, Marvin has made an Appearance for the Young Spanish U-19 side in a game Spain lost by a huge Margin of 3-0 against The Italian U-19s in 2019. He is Eligible to play for all three Nations at the Senior Level.

Chances of Playing for Nigeria...
As Stated Above, Marvin is Very Much Eligible to play for the Nigerian National team at the Senior Level Despite Representing Spain at the U-19s level. Of he decides to play for Nigeia, then he would Join the Numerous Nigerians that have made a U-turn to represent their country of Origin despite Featuring for a different country at the Junior level.

Recently, FootyNaija reported the case of 23 years old Ashleigh Plumptre who recently Joined the Nigerian National team despite representing England at different age Category. Find out More about Ashleigh Plumptre Here.