World soccer ruling body, the Federation of International Football Federation and Nigeria Football Federation have congratulated former Super Eagles winger Finidi George on the occasion of his 48th birthday.
His former club, Real Betis and LaLiga have also felicitated with him on the memorable occasion.
“A @NGSuperEagles #WorldCup legend! That celebration, though Happy birthday to the one and only Finidi George! ,” reads a tweet on FIFA’s Twitter handle with a video of his famous goal and celebration in Super Eagles 2-0 win against Greece at the 1994 World Cup in the United States of America.
The NFF tweeted:
”Happy birthday, to the legendary Finidi George ,”
Happy birthday, to the legendary Finidi George 🍾🍾🍾🍾🎂🎂🎂e pic.twitter.com/3qQoR5VUVq
— The NFF 🇳🇬 (@thenff) April 15, 2019
“Today marks the mythical shadow of play for 48 years! Happy birthday, Finidi!,”
Today is the 48th birthday of one of our most iconic players! 🐆🌪💥 Happy birthday, Finidi! 🤠🎂 pic.twitter.com/U0VpLckM9N
— Real Betis Balompié (@RealBetis_en) April 15, 2019
”A single player .A special hat Happy 48, Finidi! ,” reads a tweet on LaLiga Twitter handle.
The onetime Ajax Amsterdam winger was capped 62 times by Nigeria and scored six times.
He won the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations with the Super Eagles and played at two World Cups.(Completesports.com)