Former Black Stars forward, Manuel “Junior” Agogo reportedly passed away today in London.

The 40 year old former striker until his death has been battling stroke since 2012.

Already, tributes from been pouring in from all well-meaning well-wishers across the world  for the late footballer.

But behind the name, did we really know the late footballer?

Ghanaxtra.com has compiled some basic facts about him for our cherished readers.

Check these 10 basic facts about Junior Agogo…

Full Name

He was called Manuel Agogo.

Place and Date of birth

The late striker was born on August 1, 1979 in Accra.

Education

He attended St Augustine’s College, a Secondary High School in Cape Coast.

Hobbies during school days

Agogo did not play football when he was at St Augustine’s College. He rather represented the school in dancing competitions.

Citizenship

He was a dual citizen as he had both Ghana and England citizenship.

Football career

He started his football career in the 1997/98 season. He will go on to play for 15 different clubs in a career that spans 15 years.

Notable clubs he played for

Bristol Rovers, Nottingham Forest and Sheffield Wedneday

Honours

He won four honours during his career, one with the National team and three at the club level.

Career goals

He scored a total of 143 goals during his playing days.

Life after retirement

After retiring in 2012, he opened his own small group and personal fitness training business.

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