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Christopher Nwankwo Kanu

born in: Owerri (Nigeria)
on: 1 August 1976
height: m. 1,97
weight: kg. 83
position: midfield
international: gp 33, gs 7
international debut: May 1994, v Sweden
world cups played:
98
transfer fee: 7,5

A key member and captain of the Nigerian Olympic Team that defeated Brazil and Argentina to win gold in 1996. The semifinal match has been one of the best games in soccer history. The final score was 4-3, Kanu scored the last goal, he pick up the ball centimeters before of Dida and scored with a volley to put the Africans in the final match vs. Crespo's Argentina, who were also defeated by the "African Eagles."

 

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