Nwankwo Kanu, OON, or simply Kanu, is a retired Nigerian footballer who played as a forward. This story is about a legendary footballer. He’s not only known for his football prowess but also for his philanthropic act of helping people with heart problems. He was a member of and later captained the Nigerian national team for 16 years from 1994 until 2010. In February 1999, after just twelve games and one goal for Inter, Kanu was signed by Arsenal for approximately £4.15 million.