Jay Jay Okocha is a talented Nigerian footballer. He is a native Nigerian, born in Enugu State on the 14th of August in 1973. Football is his life, and he plays as an offensive midfield. He is famous for his successful playing technique that never lets him down. His penalty kicks impress jury in every play. He is known to be self-confident on the field that helps him to score goals. His craft has become a great art in the history of Nigerian football.
The passion to football appeared in his heart in his early childhood. He played in the street with his friends. Many boys always did that, but for Jay Jay Okocha it was not the entertainment for spending time anywhere. He spared no effort to get some knowledge about how to play, and it was not strange that he quickly obtained new skills. Jay Jay is not his real name. He is Augustine Azuka Okocha and such name he borrowed from his older brother James. It is worth mentioning that he has two brothers, who are also footballers and they began to play earlier than Augustin. In the interview, the star mentioned that since he had seen the ball he had not lost an opportunity to play whenever it possible.
His professional career began when he was 17 years old. It is amazing that he began to submit tops at such early age! Jay Jay Okocha played for Enugu Rangers and was one of the best players; he used to score to experienced football players from opposite teams as it happened in the play with BBC Lions.
There was an occasion that opened a new perspective opportunity in his life. In 1991 he went to Germany to visit his friend Binebi, also a footballer. There was training once and Jay Jay Okocha asked the trainer to play for a while, so, he agreed. It was impossible to ignore professional skills of Augustine and the coach admitted his talent. The next day he was offered a contract.
Since 1990 he has been a player of 7 Nigerian football teams. He was announced to be among the best football players in 2003 and 2004 for the incredible amount of goals he scored. In those years he was a player of Boltao Wanderers, where he scored successfully 14 times. The pick of his popularity was in 2004 where he with his team Super Eagles won the third place and was chosen the best player of the match.
His wife is a beauty Nkechi Okocha and they have two children. His net worth is $150 million. As Jay Jay Okocha is a famous person he does not allow journalists to interfere with his private life and such information is hidden. Though it is known that he has a lot of houses but again they are his private environment. The star has good taste in everything. He likes chick things because he can afford them. His car, Mercedes-Benz G-Wagon SUV proves that fact.