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Things you didn’t know about Hal Robson Kanu

What do you know about Hal Robson Kanu Nigerian roots? Nothing yet? Well, after reading this article you will know everything about his origin, his parents, and his super luxurious early life. Just keep on reading and you will discover several truly interesting facts!

Robson Kanu parents background

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A glance into the Robson Kanu parents origin

Hal Robson Kanu is a famous soccer player for the Welsh team. It’s hard to leave it unnoticed that he’s evidently different from other Welsh payers. He obviously has African roots. Is he really Nigerian?

Robson Kanu parents background

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Hal’s father’s name is Rechi Kanu. He used to be a well-known lawyer in Nigeria back then but moved to London. There he met Hal’s mother Eva who was of the local British origin. Hal’s family has always been far from poor. His maternal grandfather was Reverend Ian Leonard Robson. Once upon a time, Ian Leonard used to be a vicar in the Kensington Church in London.

Many people ask the question: why does this guy play for Wales if he’s not Welsh? Well, he is. Hal’s partly Welsh through his maternal grandmother Elizabeth who originated from a Welsh city Caerphilly. This is how he’s a Welsh player not only because of his team membership but also because of his blood relations.

Hal Robson Kanu childhood memories

Robson Kanu parents background

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With such a family, how could the little Hal live away from the highest London society? The most of his childhood time Hal spent in his granddad’s house with 18 rooms. The vicarage was located exactly next door to the place where Princess Diana lived and Hal remembers meeting her several times when he was a child.

The church where he once was an altar boy was visited by other royalty and many celebrities. Princess Margaret, King of Jordan, Princess of Wales, Mick Jagger and other stars who are based in London.

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Hal remembers seeing Prince William and Prince Harry with their mother several times but they never played together simply because of the age difference. Instead, he used to run around with Mick Jagger girls after the christening of Elizabeth Jagger. However, at that moment Hal had no idea and saw no meaning in who his father was.

Hal Robson Kanu family and upbringing

Robson Kanu parents background

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In spite of the life among the royal and rich, Hal has never thought that he was in some way special and different from others. His grandmother personally participated in his proper and modest upbringing and in the early childhood, Hal was told about homeless people.

He was even introduced to some of them and communicated with them. This was done to make him appreciate everything he had in a proper way and be thankful for everything he had. This is why Hal has grown into a generous and sincere man who’s loyal to his family and loved ones.

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