Born in Nigeria, she moved with her family to Birmingham in England when she was a year old.  Her father is a former senator in Nigeria, while Bolaji Aluko, a chemical engineering professor, is her uncle.

The twenty year old has played 90 times for England and is seen as one of the leaders of the team.

10. Emmanuel Olisadebe: Olisadebe retired from professional football in 2012 after 25 appearances for the Polish national team.  Born in Warri, Nigeria, the thirty six year old was poached by the Polish national team after he was eligible for Polish citizenship.


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