Check out the best Yakubu jokes as one of the first big moves of a slightly slow transfer deadline day sees Reading sign the former Everton player on a free transfer.
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The striker, who has amassed 57 caps for Nigeria, was available after leaving Qatari club Al Rayyan.
The recognisable 32-year-old has played for 5 different English clubs, scoring 114 league goals in total.
But Twitter was awash with doubts about his age and Yakubu jokes as the transfer deadline day signing was confirmed:
Rumours Reading FC are in talks with 53 year old Yakubu pic.twitter.com/PkO64FQtsi
— John Smith (@monkey_sponge) February 2, 2015
On plus side, #ReadingFC after Yakubu. Old rumour of his wife having to wear body armour in bed as he suffers night terrors is a classic.
— Football Burp (@FootballBurp) February 2, 2015
This Yakubu signing has to be a Nigerian scam. We're going to pay for it via Western Union and get a picture of him in return. #readingfc
— Greg Double (@Dubstep1988) February 2, 2015
— Who Ate All The Pies (@waatpies) February 2, 2015
Quick straw poll, who actually believes Yakubu is 32-years-old?
— The Football Jester (@FootballJester) February 2, 2015
No official mention from Reading, I like to think that Yakubu has just bought a Reading shirt and decided to stand in a field to cheer us up
— Paddy Power (@paddypower) February 2, 2015
So if Yakubu is actually 32 he apparently started his senior career when he was 14/15 years old #SomethingsWrongHere
— Sam Page (@SamPageITFC) February 2, 2015
I see that "32-year-old" Yakubu has signed for Reading. He's been 32 for about 10 years now, surely! https://t.co/AohHwHz2Tg
— GeoffPetersTalkSPORT (@talkSPORTgeoff) February 2, 2015
Yakubu still plays football! Who knew?
— Georgie Bingham (@georgiebingham) February 2, 2015
— BreatheSport (@BreatheSport) February 2, 2015
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