Thursday, December 12, 2013

Geezer of the Day: Nolberto Solano

From Peru to Argentina to England to Greece and back

The diminutive Peruvian was dubbed 'the little maestro' by one Diego Maradona for his deadly free kicks while the two were teammates at Boca Juniors in Argentina.

Nobby, a trumpet-playing, salsa-loving Peruvian going back and forth between Peru and England, turned 39 today but will always be remembered for his stint with Newcastle United, his beloved club.