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Julius Aghahowa is an ex-Nigerian footballer who rose to prominence in 1999. He was a part of the team that featured in the FIFA 1999 U20 World Cup, 2000 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), 2000 Summer Olympics in Sydney and the 2002 World Cup co-hosted by Korea and Japan.
Aghahowa played a total of 32 matches for the Super Eagles of Nigeria scoring 14 goals in all competitions. Due to the beauty of his goal, he was nicknamed "Julius AghaWonder".
During his playing days, he scored 2 crucial goals for Nigeria in an AFCON quarter final match against Senegal. Nigeria went through to the final of that tournament where they narrowly lost to Cameroon via a penalty shootout.
Aghahowa also scored a wonder goal against Sweden in the 2002 FIFA World Cup after which he displayed his trademark celebration of flipping over himself as many times as possible. His goal and celebration was a beauty to behold and it was evident in the commentators speech.
Aghahowa has been married for 19 years to his beautiful wife, Ijeru who gave him Isabel, a girl that takes after him.
Isabel made her nollywood debut in a movie titled "Unconditional", produced by Uche Jombo. She played the role of an identical twin who was separated at birth and eventually given to two different mothers.
During his career as a footballer, he played for the following Clubs:
Currently, Aghahowa manages his business and also dedicates a good amount of time to his family.
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