One of Africa’s Greatest Footballers of all-time Roger Milla turns 71 today; See his career achievements
One of Africa’s Greatest Footballers of all-time Albert Roger Milla turns 71 today.
Known by many for his iconic dance celebration he does after scoring, Roger Milla achieved alot through out his career.
He scored four goals for the Cameroon team that reached the Quarter finals of the Italia 1990 FIFA World Cup before loosing to England 3-2 after Extra time. He became the oldest goalscorer in FIFA World Cup history that year, before eventually breaking his own record in the 1994 edition of the tournament when he scored for Cameroon against Russia.
He is the second all-time African top scorer in FIFA World Cup history with five goals, with only Ghana’s Asamoah Gyan having more(7). Roger Milla also holds the record as the African footballer with most career goals with 448 Goals to his name.
Roger Milla won the African Player of the Year award twice, won the African Nations Cup twice and also finished top scorer and Best Player in two editions of the tournament.
Below are some of his career Honours
ROGER MILLA TURNS +1 TODAY
Join us wish a Special Happy Birthday to one of Africa’s Greatest Footballers of All Time, Roger Milla who turns 71 today
Below are some of his Career achievements
4x Cameroon Première Division: 1971–72, 1972–73, 1973–74
2x Africa Cup of Nations: 1984, 1988
2x Coupe de France: 1979–80, 1980–81
1x CAF Confederations Cup 1975
1x Cameroonian Cup: 1991
2x African Footballer of the Year: 1976, 1990
2x Africa Cup of Nations best player: 1986, 1988
2x Africa Cup of Nations top scorer: 1986, 1988
1x FIFA World Cup Bronze Boot: 1990
FIFA World Cup All-Star Team: 1990
CAF Best African Player of the last 50 years: 2007
Golden Foot Legends Award: 2014
World Soccer: The 100 Greatest Footballers of All Time
448 Career Goals