Jamaica-born Manchester City player inscribes J Capri's name on sneakers

December 08, 2015
Jamaican-born Raheem Sterling inscribes J Capri's name on his sneakers.

Jamaica-born Raheem Sterling, the most expensive English player has inscribed the name of the late dancehall artiste J Capri on a pair of sneakers.

The STAR understands that the two were friends.

Sterling took to Instagram to pay tribute to J Capri, stating that he scored a goal in her honour. 

"Today was for you it was my birthday n I was determined to score for you..such an Angel n a genuine friend. May God be with your family," the post read.

Sterling scored a goal for Manchester City in their Champions League match against Mönchengladbach on Tuesday.

The game ended 4-2 in favour of Manchester City.

In just half an hour, Sterling's Instagram post racked up over 3000 views.

Sterling was born in Jamaica and moved to England at the age of seven.

In July, he completed his move to Manchester City from Liverpool, making him the most expensive English player.

Sterling's 5-year contract is worth £49 million (US$76 million).

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