FIFA, UEFA, top football icons celebrate Super Eagles legend Okocha

In celebration of the Nigeria Super Eagles legend Jay-Jay Okocha’s 46th birthday, several footballing icons including FIFA, UEFA, and some of the former clubs he played for has wished the former Super Eagles star a happy birthday.

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The world football governing body paid tribute to Okocha with a wonderful message to the former PSG man.

Okocha responded to the tweet with his gratitude and appreciation.

The highly talented African star who is regarded by many as one of the best players to have come out of the continent played in Germany for Frankfurt. The German arm of UEFA also paid tribute to the Nigerian legend.

While Okocha played in Germany, he scored one of the greatest goals in the history of football with this effort. He embarrassed Oliver Kahn, a legend of German football, goalkeeping, and one of the greatest shot-stoppers in history.

The Nigerian Football Federation has also paid tribute to the former Super Eagles captain for his exploits in the colours of the Nigerian national team.

For many Nigerian football fans of this generation, Jay Jay Okocha played an important role in instilling the love of the game in their hearts. He was a skilled dribbler that inspired many aspiring footballers to chase their dreams. Fans have taken to social media to wish the legend many happy returns.

Jay-Jay Okocha was part of one of the best Bolton Wanderers sidesΒ in recent history. He was also the captain of the side when they were in the Premier League. The club also expressed their best wishes for their club legend.

We wish the former Super Eagles captain and legend of Nigerian football, Austin Jay Jay Okocha a very happy birthday. Kindly leave your best wishes for Jay Jay in the comment section.

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