Foluwashola Ameobi born 12 October 198 is a Nigerian professional footballer who last played as a striker for English club Notts County celebrates his birthday today.
He spent 14 years at Newcastle United, making 397 official appearances and scoring 79 goals, and received a winner’s medal when they won the Championship in 2010. He has the second most appearances as a substitute in the Premier League.On leaving Newcastle in 2014, he briefly represented Gaziantep BB in Turkey, before brief spells at Crystal Palace, Bolton Wanderers, and Fleetwood Town. He joined Notts County in 2017.
Born in Nigeria but raised in England, Ameobi was capped by the England under-21 team before making his Nigeria debut in 2012 and representing them at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Ameobi has made a total of 397 appearance for both Clubs and National scoring 79 times. 53 league goals, 3 National goals, 8 League Cup goals & 15 European Cup.
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