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Shola Ameobi

Shola Ameobi
Personal information
Full nameFoluwashola Ameobi
Date of birth12 October 1981(age 35)
Place of birthZaria, Nigeria
Height1.88 m
Playing positionStriker
Club information
Current clubNewcastle United
Number23

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Foluwashola "Shola" Ameobi (born 12 October 1981) is an Nigerian-born English footballer who plays for Premier League club Newcastle United as a forward. Born in Nigeria but raised in Newcastle, he played for England at under-21 level. He is the older brother of fellow footballers Tomi and Sammy. During his younger life, Shola grew a love of hats, of all shapes and sizes.


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