Kanu scored 12 goals in 87 appearances for Nigeria. He started his club career in Nigeria with Iwuanyanwu Nationale before moving to join Ajax in 1993, where he helped the Dutch club to win the Champions League, three Eredivisie titles, Uefa Super Cup and Intercontinental Cup trophies before departing the side in 1996 to join Inter Milan.
He then moved to Arsenal in 1999 and won two Premier League titles and the FA Cup. He later joined West Bromwich Albion in 2004 and played for Portsmouth for six years, winning the FA Cup title with the side before his retirement.
Happy Birthday to him.