Brighton defender Leon Balogun has described how an encounter with a 'witch' helped him achieve his Premier League ambitions.
The 30-year-old Nigeria international was encouraged to re-connect with his roots during a spiritual awakening and this has enabled him to take the next step in his career.
Balogun joined Brighton from Bundesliga club Mainz earlier this summer and has featured in matches against Manchester United and Liverpool in the early weeks of the season.
Brighton's Leon Balogun has revealed how an encounter with a witch furthered his career
The Nigeria international joined Brighton from Bundesliga club Mainz earlier in the summer
He told BBC's Football Focus: 'I had a lot of issues with injuries so my sister said 'look, I have this one lady I always go and see her and she reads auras.
'I was like 'let's give it a try.' She asked some questions about me and my right shoulder if I had an injury or something. I thought 'how would she know?' I can see a hole in your aura on that side.
'I showed her my scar there and it was attracting bad