Former Super Eagles striker Yakubu ‘The Yak’ Aiyegbeni has retired from football at the age of 35.
Yakubu, who is the second highest African goalscorer in the Premier League with 96 goals, played for many clubs during his impressive career.
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He featured for clubs like Everton, Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Blackburn Rovers, Reading, Maccabi Haifa and many more.
The Yak made his debut for the Super Eagles of Nigeria in 2000 and went on to score 21 goals in 57 appearances thus becoming the 3rd highest goalscorer in the history of the team.
Yakubu Aiyegbeni played for Nigeria at four African Cup of Nations (AFCON) tournaments in addition to him representing the country as part of the Eagles team to the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa.