Super Eagles star Kenneth Omeruo paid a visit to the Golden Eaglets during a training session in Abuja on Wednesday.
The Nigeria Football Federation Twitter handle retweeted a picture of the Chelsea defender with the youngsters to confirm his visit.
The Eaglets are preparing for the defence of their FIFA U-17 World Cup title, which they won in the United Arab Emirates in 2013.
Omeruo was himself a Golden Eaglet, reaching the 2009 final in Nigeria with the team before they lost to Switzerland at the Abuja National Stadium.
The current crop are due in Chile in October to defend the title, under the guidance of ex-Super Eaglers star, Emmanuel Amuneke.
Omeruo's visit is to serve as inspiration for the young players as they get set for Chile.