Former Super Eagles Captain Joseph Yobo birthday celebration comes up today. The team legend is a year older today. He celebrates his 38th years on earth.
The former Everton Football Club center back – Joseph Yobo was born on September 6, 1980, in Kono, Rivers State, Nigeria.
The Nigeria Football Federation celebrated him on Tweeter earlier today, they write;
“Happy Birthday former @NGSuperEagles Captain @jyobo234. Thank you for the memories,🎆🎆🎂🎆🎆🎂”
Joseph Yobo Birthday Celebration
Also, the FIFA (Federation of International Football Association wished Yobo and his co-celebrants (ex-footballers) the best on their special day. FIFA writes;
“#HBD to Yuki Abe (37), Joseph Yobo (@jyobo234) (38), Homare Sawa (40), Stephane Guivarch (48), Igor Stimac (51) & Bruce Rioch (71),” FIFA tweeted on their Twitter handle on Thursday.
The former English Premier League club, Everton FC also wished him a happy birthday on this special day.
“Happy 38th Birthday, @jyobo234! Have a great day! 👍”,” reads the Tweet on the club’s Twitter handle.
Who is Joseph Yobo?
Joseph Yobo began his career at Standard Liege in Belgium. He made record of 46 appearances. He had one goal before joining Olympique de Marseille in France. He also played 23 games in the club.
Yobo joined Everton in July 200. He left his club for the Toffees club in 2003.
Yobo became one of the most regular players on the Everton team. Also, he recognizes as one of seven players in the league to play every minute of the 2006-2007 season.
He joined Fenerbache in 2010 after spending four years in the Turkish league. He had a stay with Norwich City of England before landing his boots in 2014.
Yobo made 101 appearances for Nigeria. e represented the Super Eagles in 3 FIFA World Cups and 6 African Cup of Nations tournaments.
Yobo married Nigeria’s most beautiful girl, Adaeze Igwe, at a midnight ceremony held in Jos in 2010.
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