Kanu Nwankwo: Super Eagles legend makes Thierry Henry's Ultimate XI selection

Kanu Nwankwo: Super Eagles legend makes Thierry Henry's Ultimate XI selection

- Kanu Nwankwo makes Thierry Henry's Ultimate XI squad

- The Arsenal legend selected players he had most appearances with while representing Gunners

- Kanu won two Premier League titles during his five-year reign with the north Londoners

Super Eagles legend Kanu Nwankwo was part of the Arsenal team that won the Premier League title without tasting defeat in the 2003-04 season.

The Nigerian football icon spent five seasons with the north Londoners - creating unforgettable memories for their fans.

He won two EPL titles, two FA Cups and one Community Shield during his reign with the Gunners over a decade ago.

The 1996 Atlanta Olympic Games gold medal winner scored 43 goals and created 23 assists in 195 appearances for Arsenal.

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However, the 43-year-old could only make the substitute's list of Thierry Henry's Ultimate XI team, powered by The Mirror and features players with most appearances alongside the icon under review.

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Below is the list of Henry’s Ultimate XI:

Goalkeeper

  • Fabien Barthez (169)

Defenders

  • Lauren Etame (208)
  • Kolo Toure (186)
  • Sol Campbell (174)
  • Ashley Cole (194)

Midfielders

  • Freddie Ljungberg (244)
  • Ray Parlour (169)
  • Patrick Vieira (307)
  • Robert Pires (284)

Forwards

  • Dennis Bergkamp (216)
  • Sylvain Wiltord (189)

Substitutes:

  • Nwankwo Kanu (142)
  • Jens Lehmann (145)
  • Martin Keown (137)
  • Lilian Thuram (130)
  • Gilberto Silva (159)

The former Nigerian captain played for West Bromwich Albion and Portsmouth before hanging his boots in 2012. Before retiring, Kanu led the Pompey to FA Cup triumph in 2008.

Legit.ng earlier reported that Brazil legend Ronaldo de Lima was regarded as the world's soccer best striker in the 90s considering his superb performances then and high sense of scoring goals.

Ronaldo Delima was a joy to watch for all football fans during his active playing days most especially when the World Cup winner was playing for Real Madrid.

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He first won the World Cup at the age of 17 with Brazil before going on to win the second when he turned 25.

Till today, many strikers playing the game of football in many parts of the world still regard Ronaldo Delima as their idol.

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