Yakubu, Nigeria - 41 years

Yakubu, Nigeria has never been the top scorer at the end of a season but has advanced placements in Champions League, Africa Cup of Nations, Premier League and Chinese Super League, all listed below.

Yakubu complete name is Yakubu Ayegbeni and he was born on 22 November 1982 in [Benin City]], Nigeria. He played primarily at the position of striker. He has also scored 21 goals in 58 national team matches for Nigeria. In the year 2017 he chose to give up playing football on a professional level.

Sometimes Yakubu is also called Yakubu.

Yakubu top scorer list postions

League, Team Season Goals Position Age Winner/leader
 
Chinese Super League
2013
15
3 30 Elkeson
 
Chinese Super League
2012
9
13 29 Cristian Danalache
 
Premier League
2011/2012
17
4 29 Robin van Persie
 
Africa Cup of Nations
2008
2
13 25 Samuel Eto'o
 
Premier League
2007/2008
15
5 25 Cristiano Ronaldo
 
Premier League
2006/2007
12
8 24 Didier Drogba
 
Premier League
2005/2006
13
8 23 Thierry Henry
 
Premier League
2004/2005
13
4 22 Thierry Henry
 
Premier League
2003/2004
16
6 21 Thierry Henry
 
Champions League
2002/2003
5
11 20 Ruud van Nistelrooy

Yakubu hat-tricks

Here you find 7 hat-tricks that Yakubu have scored over the years.

Date and league Match Goals
3 december 2011
Premier League 2011/2012
Blackburn - Swansea
4-2
4
20', 45', 57', 82'
2 april 2011
EFL Championship 2010/2011
Middlesbrough - Leicester
3-3
3
5', 45', 49'
21 february 2008
Europa League 2007/2008
Everton - Brann
6-1
3
36', 54', 72'
8 december 2007
Premier League 2007/2008
Everton - Fulham
3-0
3
51', 61', 79'
30 august 2004
Premier League 2004/2005
Portsmouth - Fulham
4-3
3
22', 28', 72'
15 may 2004
Premier League 2003/2004
Portsmouth - Middlesbrough
5-1
4
4', 14', 31', 83'
24 september 2002
Champions League 2002/2003
Maccabi Haifa - Olympiacos
3-0
3
27', 60', 86'

Information about Yakubu

Complete name
Yakubu Ayegbeni
Player position
Striker
Date of birth
22 November 1982
Place of birth
[Benin City]], Nigeria
Retired
2017
Height
183 cm
National team caps
58
National team goals
21
Source: Wikipedia

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