Anthony Joshua reveals divided loyalties ahead of Wembley clash between England and Nigeria

ANTHONY JOSHUA is returning to Wembley.

However in contrast to when ninety,000 cheered his victory towards Wladimir Klitschko in April 2017, it isn't for a boxing battle – properly not simply but.

 Anthony Joshua is returning to the scene of his greatest boxing triumph - Wembley - but not to box

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Anthony Joshua is returning to the scene of his biggest boxing triumph – Wembley – however to not field

The reigning IBF, WBA, WBO and IBO heavyweight world champ revealed he’ll take his seat within the stands for England's pleasant towards Nigeria.

Gareth Southgate will lead the Three Lions towards the Tremendous Eagles of their penultimate pleasant earlier than this summer time's World Cup in Russia.

And it seems Joshua is struggling to select which group he’ll help within the clash on the nationwide stadium.

Joshua, who was born in Watford, can also be fiercely proud of his African roots, with a Nigeria tattoo etched for eternity on his bicep.

 England will play Nigeria in a pre-World Cup friendly on June 2 - but AJ doesn't know who he will be supporting

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England will play Nigeria in a pre-World Cup pleasant on June 2 – however AJ doesn't know who he will probably be supporting
 Nigeria, like England, will be at this summers World Cup in Russia

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Nigeria, like England, shall be at this summers World Cup in Russia

Chatting with the official Wembley Twitter account, AJ was requested when he can be returning to at least one of probably the most well-known stadiums of all of them.

He stated: "Er, England vs Nigeria I suppose?

"Simply be sure to get me the simplest entry level to whichever aspect is profitable."

Final yr Joshua shocked the world when he stepped as much as ship heavyweight legend Klitschko into retirement.

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The ninety,000 boxing followers within the nationwide stadium have been on their ft because the Watford man retained the IBF belt and additionally bagged the WBA and IBO strap.

Klitschko was knocked down within the fifth, and then the tables have been turned in spherical six when Klitschko landed an enormous proper that floored Joshua.

Within the eleventh spherical, Klitschko tasted the canvas twice extra, till the referee dived in to wave off the struggle as Joshua sealed victory in a single of the perfect heavyweight fights of all time.

He’s now chasing one other defence of his titles, and it might nicely be towards WBC champ Deontay Wilder.

He’s the person who holds the one different world title Joshua doesn't have. However talks are proving troublesome to say the least to nail that one down.

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ANTHONY JOSHUA is returning to Wembley.

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