Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigeria - 39 years

Yakubu Aiyegbeni, Nigeria has never been the best goal scorer in a league, but he has been part of the top scoring list in Champions League, Premier League and Chinese Super League.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni 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. In total he did 57 matches wearing his national team sweater and scored 21 goals in these games. In 2017 Yakubu Aiyegbeni decided to stop with professional football.

Sometimes Yakubu Aiyegbeni is also called Yakubu.

Yakubu Aiyegbeni top scorer record

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
 
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 Aiyegbeni hat-tricks

Here you find 7 hat-tricks scored by Yakubu Aiyegbeni.

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 - Olympiakos
3-0
3
27', 60', 86'

Information about Yakubu Aiyegbeni

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
57
National team goals
21
Source: Wikipedia

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