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.
Best player you’ve ever seen in these countries:— Adrián San Miguel (@AdriSanMiguel) March 23, 2020
🇩🇪 Oliver Khan
🇦🇷 Leo Messi
🇪🇸 Andrés Iniesta
🇮🇹 Gianluigi Buffon
🇳🇬 Finidi George
🏴 Steven Gerrard
🇫🇷 Zinedine Zidane
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.