It is an honour normally bestowed on people for their work that impacts broader society.
"She always told me to be consistent in everything I do, and fight for what I want, Always,"
The 25-year-old was Leicester's record signing when he joined them for about £16m from CSKA Moscow in 2016.
"Carl is more than just a player in our eyes - he is our brother and an important part of our family," said Shi.
“The aircraft departed Domodedovo Airport in Moscow with the stranded Nigerians in the afternoon and arrived in Abuja this evening.
Endless drama was the key. There were very few of the dull games that can dog the group stages.
Croatia’s Dejan Lovren was criticised before the match but says his performance against England showed he should be respected.
Nigeria have the youngest squad on average at this World Cup, but the biggest concern heading into a crunch game with Iceland is that age-old problems remain.