Kenneth Omeruo met President Muhammadu Buhari yesterday afternoon alongside Nigeria’s Sports Minister, Sunday Dare.
Omeruo, who was on the scoresheet last weekend for Leganes as they played out a draw against Almeria handed out a signed jersey to the President.
In a video uploaded on Twitter by the Special Assistant to the President on Digital and New Media, Tolu Ogunlesi, Omeruo met the President in Madrid, the Spanish capital.
Buhari left Nigeria on Monday for Spain and has met with the Spanish President to sign a number of bilateral deals.
Omeruo is seen as one of Nigeria’s senior players, and is the longest standing member of the current Super Eagles, alongside Ahmed Musa.
He has played at two World Cups for the Super Eagles, is one of the players that won the African Cup of Nations in 2013 and has played for Nigeria at virtually every level from U-17 to the Super Eagles.