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Joseph Yobo

Nigeria, United Kingdom

Professional Football Player

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Created: 5th Apr 2010
Modified: 25th May 2010
Professional Information
Nigerian National Team and Everton
Center Back

Biographical Information
Joseph Yobo
(At a Glance)
Date of Birth: Sep/6/1980
Gender: male
Place of Origin: Nigeria

Joseph Yobo is a defender for the Nigerian national team who plays club football for Everton in the UK.

Yobo's first team debut was with Belgian Standard Liege in 2000, where he went on to appear 46 times. In 2001, he moved to Marseille. Shortly thereafter, he was loaned to Portuguese Tenerife and , later, Everton, who were so imrpessed with Yobo they paid the fixed fee to have him stay at the club.

Yobo's national team debut was in the South Korea/Japan World Cup in 2002 where Nigeria played in the group stages before losing out to Sweden and Argentina.

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