Born on August 14, 1973, Austin Jay Jay Okocha is a legendary former Nigerian footballer who played as an attacking midfielder during his playing days.

Okocha is arguably regarded as the best Nigerian player of his generation considering his superb and scintillating performances during his active playing days.



The former Bolton Wanderers and PSG star is today celebrating his 44th birthday, and here we take a look at world class players that will never forget him in their life time.

1. Ronaldinho - Brazil: Former Brazilian international soccer star Ronaldinho is one of the players that will never forget legendary Austin Okocha in his lifetime considering what he was taught during his playing days at French club Paris-Saint-Germain.

Ronaldinho has made it public many times that he learnt all his skills from Okocha and he will forever remain indebted to the Nigerian legend.

2. Oliver Kahn - Germany: Oliver Kahn has disclosed that he is yet to recover from the wonder goal he conceded against Nigeria's Austin Jay Jay Okocha in a Bundesliga fixture between Eintracht Frankfurt and Karlsruhe in 1993.

Okocha who came on as a second half substitute for Eintracht Frankfurt provided an assist and scored his wonder goal by dribbling the entire back-line of Karlsruhe before slotting the ball past Kahn to secure a 3-1 win.
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