Vincent Enyeama

1982 - Today

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Vincent Enyeama (born 29 August 1982) is a Nigerian former professional footballer who played as a goalkeeper. He is popularly regarded as one the greatest African Goalkeepers of all time and of his era.During his senior career, which spanned nearly 20 years, Enyeama played for Ibom Stars, Enyimba, Iwuanyanwu Nationale, Bnei Yehuda, Hapoel Tel Aviv, Lille and Maccabi Tel Aviv. He was also a member of the Nigeria national team from 2002 until October 2015, serving as its captain from 2013 until his retirement from international football in 2015. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Vincent Enyeama has received more than 687,217 page views. His biography is available in 35 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 34 in 2019). Vincent Enyeama is the 4,101st most popular soccer player (down from 3,089th in 2019), the 52nd most popular biography from Nigeria (down from 41st in 2019) and the 19th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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Among soccer players, Vincent Enyeama ranks 4,101 out of 16,923Before him are Pierre Webó, Axel, Nacer Chadli, Peter Rufai, Joël Matip, and Edson Braafheid. After him are Younès Belhanda, Vlastimil Petržela, Percy Rojas, Nicolás Fuentes, Ivica Kralj, and Alex Miller.

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Among people born in 1982, Vincent Enyeama ranks 170Before him are Jermain Defoe, Pierre Webó, Jaycee Chan, Paolo Giordano, Han Ga-in, and Svetlana Loboda. After him are Amar'e Stoudemire, Thora Birch, Sunrise Adams, Christian Maggio, Miguel Ángel Silvestre, and Steve Angello.

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Among people born in Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama ranks 52 out of 200Before him are Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Ernest Shonekan (1936), Abubakar Shekau (1974), Stephen Keshi (1962), Taye Taiwo (1985), and Peter Rufai (1963). After him are Uche Okechukwu (1967), Hakeem Kae-Kazim (1962), Ahmed Musa (1992), Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), Flora Nwapa (1931), and Celestine Babayaro (1978).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Vincent Enyeama ranks 19Before him are Daniel Amokachi (1972), Odion Ighalo (1989), Kelechi Iheanacho (1996), Stephen Keshi (1962), Taye Taiwo (1985), and Peter Rufai (1963). After him are Uche Okechukwu (1967), Ahmed Musa (1992), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Michael Obiku (1968), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), and Kalu Uche (1982).

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