"From coming through our academy to sending Nigeria to the World Cup We’re all so proud of you, Alex Iwobi," a proud Arsenal's tweeted after Nigeria booked a place in Russia 2018 World Cup.

Nigeria on Saturday, became the first African team to qualify for the World Cup.

Iwobi fired millions of football loving Nigerians up with his 74th minute goal that everyone even those in southeast remembered we were one united nation.

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Arsenal, which had nurtured this great talent born in 1996, took to Twitter to celebrate their effort and input in his football career.

The club wrote: