Manchester United midfielder, Angel Gomes has explained why he visited Pastor T.B Joshua of the Synagogue church in Nigeria, FCNaija can report.
The Portuguese born England international comes from a Christian family and when he had issues with injuries that was causing him problems with his developments, his mother advised they seek help from the church which is located in Ikotun area, Lagos – he obliged and got healed.
Four years later the video surfaced in the internet and social media went wild with the revelation which forced the Red Devils star to talk about it openly.
Writing on his official twitter handle, Gomes explained: ‘Regarding the video that has come out from 2016. I am from a Christian family at the time my mum was a fan of the pastor, and she really wanted me to go.
‘I was going through some issues. From the outside looking in it looks crazy, but I was just practicing my faith.
‘I didn’t really need to explain myself but a lot of people was asking me what the video was about. I was young at the time and if my parents thought something was best for Me I would do it. There are far more important issues out there in the world we can tackle.’
Manchester United will travel to North London to face Tottenham Hotspur as the premier league return following the suspension of football due to the Covid-19 outbreak and Gomes will be hoping to make the match day squad.