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Former World Footballer of the year, Ronaldinho has once again spoken of his admiration for former  Super Eagles skipper, Austin ‘Jay Jay’ Okocha, reports AOIFootball.com

The 2005 FIFA World Player of the Year winner hailed Okocha as the “only 10 shirt I’ve always admired”, when the two men met in Bahrain, venue of the 67th FIFA Congress.

Ronaldinho was Okocha’s protégé at Paris Saint Germain before the Nigerian left for Bolton Wanderers.

The former Brazil and FC Barcelona star also revealed his respect for former Colombia skipper, Carlos Valderrama.

“Só camisa 10 que sempre admirei.@iamokocha e @PibeValderramaP,” he tweeted posing with the iconic No.10s.

In English it means: “Only 10 shirt I’ve always admired. Okocha and Valderrama”

Diego Maradona, Carli Lloyd, Alex Scott, Karina LeBlanc, Said Olawairan, Cafu, David Trezeguet and Alexey Smertin are other legends in Bahrain, for the congress billed for Thursday at the International Exhibition & Convention Centre in Manama.

 

 

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