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'Legends never die' - Football remembers Rasheed Yekini

2:30 am AEST 5/5/17
Soccer fans across the globe have taken to social media in remembrance of the legendary Super Eagles forward

It was five years ago today, on May 4, 2012, that Nigeria’s greatest striker Rasheed Yekini died.

The gangling forward scored 37 goals in 58 appearances for the Super Eagles and led the country to victory at the 1994 Africa Cup of Nations.

Yekini’s legacy also extended to the global scene where he scored Nigeria’s first ever goal at the World Cup in that 3-0 defeat of Bulgaria at USA ’94 – capping it with an iconic goal celebration.

How has the soccer world remembered the Super Eagles great? Check out our sampling from social media...