Liverpool Spanish goalkeeper Adrian has names  Finidi George as the Nigerian greatest players ever after snubbing Austin Jay Jay Okocha, Nwankwo Kanu and others.

The 33-year-old who joined Liverpool last summer after a spell at Premier League outfit side West Ham United.

Adrian has also named his best players from other countries via his Twitter handle.

Finidi became a hugely popular figure in the earlier nineties after helping three-time African Champions claim their second African Cup of Nations trophy in Tunisia 1994 after beating Zambia by 2-1 in the final.

The Port Harcourt was also instrumental as the Super Eagles qualified for their first-ever FIFA World Cup that same year, and got to the knockout rounds in the tournament proper in the United States with finalist Italy came from behind to beat Nigeria 2-1.

Finidi was also a key part of the Ajax team that conquered Europe in the UEFA Champions League and him and Kanu become the first Nigerians to lift the prestigious trophy

He had a spell at La Liga club Real Betis, Real Mallorca and Ipswich before hanging his boot in 2010.







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