The BBC Footballer of the Year for 2008 is today very well known as one of Africa's best players. As a striker for Arsenal and Togo, he has reached a new step on his carrier as a giant of African football.
United Kingdom Description of Work: Sheyi Adebayoris was born in Lomé, Togo. His role-model is the tall Nigerian player Nwanko Kanu. He has already earned a sterling reputation for his intricate approach to play and was the main actor of the Togo national team's qualification during the last world cup 2006 in Germany, where he scored 11 goals. Currently he plays for Arsenal.