Nwankwo Kanu Rank
About Nwankwo Kanu
Nwankwo Kanu is a Nigerian former professional footballer who enjoyed a successful career representing clubs such as AFC Ajax, Inter Milan, Arsenal and Portsmouth. At international level, he represented Nigeria at the under-17 and under-23 levels. He was a member of the Nigeria national football team from 1994 to 2011, during which he represented Nigeria in several international tournaments including the 1998, 2002 and 2010 FIFA World Cups. He is regarded as one of the greatest Nigerian footballers of all time.
In addition to helping Ajax win the UEFA Champions League medal in 1995, he also led his country to win gold at the 1996 Summer Olympics. His individual awards include winning the African Footballer of the Year award in 1996 and 1999 and the BBC African Footballer of the Year award in 1997 and 1999.
In 1996, he suffered a serious heart defect which almost brought his career to an end. He however, underwent a successful surgery to correct the problem.
Nwankwo Kanu Rank
F.A.Q. about Nwankwo Kanu
When is his birthday?
Nwankwo Kanu's birthday is on August 1, 1976.
In how many days is his birthday?
Nwankwo's birthday is in 5 days
How old is he?
He is 44 years old.
Where is Nwankwo from?
He was born in Owerri, Nigeria.
What is Nwankwo Kanu's height?
He is 6′ 6″ (1.97m) tall.
Nwankwo Kanu's Popularity
Nwankwo Kanu is a famous Nigerian footballer, who was born on August 1, 1976. As a person born on this date, Nwankwo Kanu is listed in our database as the 31st most popular celebrity for the day (August 1) and the 140th most popular for the year (1976).
People born on August 1 fall under the Zodiac sign of Leo, the Lion. Nwankwo Kanu is the 1110th most popular Leo.
Aside from information specific to Nwankwo Kanu's birthday, Nwankwo Kanu is the 13th most famous Nigerian.
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