Obafemi Martins celebrates 37th birthday at Quilox
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Obafemi Martins celebrates 37th birthday at Quilox

In a viral video, former super eagles striker, Obafemi Martins, was captured at the famous Club, Quilox, in Lagos on Saturday night, having a swell time with friends as he celebrated his 37th birthday.

He turned a new age on the 28th of October.

'Oba goal' as he is fondly called surprised his friends as he rocked the dancefloor gracefully.

Also, celebrating the champ on his big day was Quilox, who in an Instagram post on Saturday said; "Saturday is getting better by the minute, today we celebrate the King Obagoal"

Obafemi began his senior career in 2002 at Serie A club Inter Milan, before moving to Premier League club Newcastle United in 2006, and then to Bundesliga club VfL Wolfsburg in 2009.

Having joined Russian Premier League side Rubin Kazan in July 2010, they loaned him to Birmingham City in January 2011.

In club football, Martins has won the Serie A title, the Italian Cup (twice), and the Italian Super Cup, all with Inter. With Birmingham he scored the winning goal in the 2011 Football League Cup Final.

He has played European football with Inter, Newcastle and Wolfsburg, winning the UEFA Intertoto Cup with Newcastle.

His highest scoring league seasons so far have seen him score 11 goals in the 2004–05 Serie A, and 17 in both the 2006–07 Premier League and 2014 MLS.

In international football, Martins has been in the Nigerian squad for the Africa Cup of Nations in 2006, 2008 and 2010, and for the FIFA World Cup in 2010.

He played for Seattle Sounders FC of Major League Soccer from 2013 to 2015, scoring 40 goals, before moving on to China.

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