Former Super Eagles striker Yakubu Aiyegbeni don announce imm retirement from football.

Aiyegbeni don retire from football today wey be imm 35th birthday.

D 35year-old bin start him career for Julius Berger FC for Lagos when imm still be teenager for d Naija premier league before dem kon later loan am go Portuguese club Gil Vicente. Him bin don make 250 appearances for English premier league when imm play for Everton FC, Middlesbrough FC, Portsmouth FC and Blackburn.

Aiyegbeni nah Naija third highest goalscorer with imm 21 goals for 57 appearances for super Eagles.

Yakubu talk sey hin go like to officially announce imm retirement from professional football today.

Imm sey him want thank God for d kind career wey imm get and sey hin go like thank d Naija football Federation and imm Naija national team mates for all d memorable years wey imm play for d super Eagles and sey hin wan follow thank all d football clubs wey hin don play for, him managers, club staffs, owners, fellow players and imm dearest family and friends wey don support am throughout imm career.

Imm talk sey dah year (1997) when imm bin start imm career for Julius Berger for Naija sey nah only for imm dream hin fit imagine sey e go achieve all dis kind success.

Him also talk sey as him play for England bin epp am grow as a player especially and as person to d extent wey be sey e don dey settled for dia now and sey hin don feel sey d time don reach for am to move enter d next chapter of imm life.

D striker comot from league two side Coventry city for April after imm make jes 3 appearances.

Him follow make four African cup of Nations appearances for Naija, kon also play for d 2010 FIFA world cup for Naija.



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