The former Nigerian international Austin Jay-Jay Okocha was one of the favorite players of the Brazilian in Ronaldinho. In a tweet, Ronaldinho had posted a photo of himself with the former Super Eagles captain and Colombian star Carlos Valderrama, with the caption: « Only number 10 I’ve ever admired ».
Former Nigeria Super Eagle star Austin Jay-Jay Okocha is one of Ronaldinho’s favorite players, who wore the No. 10 jersey during his career. The former Brazilian, who played alongside Jay-Jay Okocha at Paris Saint-Germain, admitted that he learned some skills from the Nigerian legend. Austin Jay-Jay Okocha’s exceptional dribbling skills have been admired by players and fans around the world and one of his biggest supporters has always been the legendary Ronaldinho.
Ronaldinho, Okocha and ValderramaOkocha dazzled his opponents and « toasted » the fans, during his soccer career. Ronaldinho once commented on his social media account in 2017 that Okocha and Colombian legend Carlos Valderrama were two of his greatest No. 10s. « The only No. 10 I’ve ever admired.
Jay-Jay Okocha has become a gem to fans with his dribbling skills similar to Ronaldinho’s and the former Barcelona star admitted that he learned a lot from the Nigerian legend during their time together in France. Okocha’s remarkable performance for the national team was first noticed at the 1994 CAN in Tunisia and the 1996 Olympics in Atlanta.
At the 1994 World Cup in the United States, Austin Jay-Jay Okocha became a fan favorite after his brilliant individual performance against Italy (1-2) in the Round of 16.