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Aiyegbeni Retires At 35

 

Former Nigeria international striker Yakubu has retired from football at the age of 35, BBC Sport reports.

In almost a decade in English football, between January 2003 and June 2012, Yakubu scored 114 times in 293 league appearances, mostly in the top flight.

He averaged nearly a goal every other game at Portsmouth, Middlesbrough, Everton, Leicester and Blackburn before joining Chinese club Guangzhou.

He returned to England for short spells at Reading in 2015, then Coventry City.

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