Liverpool Spanish goalkeeper Adrian San Miguel has picked former Super Eagles star winger Finidi George as the best Nigerian Player he has ever seen, Completesports.com reports.
Adrian, as he is simply known, made this known on his verified Twitter handle.
The 33-year-old who joined Liverpool in August 2019, also named his best players from other countries.
In Germany he picked legendary goalkeeper Oliver Khan and Gianluigi Buffon for Italy.
Lionel Messi was picked for Argentina, Zinedine Zidane for France and Ronaldo De Lima for Brazil.
Also picked were Steven Gerrard, Eden Hazard and Andrés Iniesta for England, Belgium and Spain respectively.
George made his Super Eagles debut in 1991 had 62 caps and scored six goals before retiring in 2002.
He represented Nigeria at four Africa Cup of Nations in Senegal 1992, Tunisia 1994 (Nigeria emerged champions) Ghana/Nigeria 2000 and Mali 2002.
He was part of the Super Eagles squad to the USA 1994 and France 1998 World Cups.
He scored the Eagles’ first goal, a delightful chip over the keeper, in their 2-0 last group game win against Greece at the 1994 World Cup.
At club level he played for Calabar Rivers, Iwuanyanwu Nationale (now Heartland) Sharks, Ajax, Real Betis, Mallorca and Ipswich Town.
And at Ajax he won the UEFA Champions League (1995), Dutch league, UEFA Super Cup and the now defunct Intercontinental Cup.
After leaving Ajax in 1996 he was close to signing for Real Madrid but the deal fell through and eventually settled for Betis.
By James Agberebi
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