Happy Birthday Jay Jay
Was it not yesterday that he left the coalfields of Enugu an18 year-old unknown player in search of green pastures on the lush fields of Germany?
He also regularly put on display the full array of his gifts of the most delicate of touches on the ball, and uncanny instincts to, often times, bury the ball behind a sprawling goalkeeper.
His romance and love affair with football are surreal. He was the ultimate football artist, a pure magician and flamboyant showman.
Congratulations and a Happy Birthday, Austin Jay Jay Okocha.