Born 29 August 1978, Kaduna, Nigeria
At their prime, South America and Real Madrid had Roberto Carlos as their finest Left Back. Africa and Chelsea had a genius named Celestine Hycieth Babayaro.
He left the Belgian Giants Anderlecht with 1 League title (1994-95) and 1 Belgian Super Cup Cup (1995) to join Chelsea where he won UEFA Cup Winners Cup (1997-98, now Europa League), UEFA Super Cup (1998).
Internationally he has won the FIFA World Cup Under 17 (1993), and Olympics Gold Medal (1996) with Nigeria. Individual honours include Belgian Young Professional Footballer of the Year: 1994–95, 1995–96.