Eniola Aluko is an English former professional footballer who last played as a forward for Serie A club Juventus. Since 2014 she has also provided television commentary on football, including men's and women's World Cups. Aluko made 102 appearances for the England national team from 2004–2016 and competed at the 2007 FIFA Women's World Cup in China, 2009 UEFA Women's Euro, 2011 FIFA Women's World Cup in Germany, 2013 UEFA Women's Euro, and 2015 FIFA Women's World Cup in Canada. At the 2012 Summer Olympics in London, she represented Great Britain. Aluko previously played for Birmingham City, Charlton Athletic, and Chelsea in England's FA Women's Premier League. She played for Saint Louis Athletica, Atlanta Beat, and Sky Blue FC in the American Women's Professional Soccer from 2009–2011. After a short stint with Birmingham City in England's new top-division league, FA WSL, she signed with Chelsea where she played from 2012 to 2018. In January 2020, Aluko retired from football.
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About Eniola Aluko
Forward who began playing internationally for England in 2004; she joined the Chelsea Ladies in 2012 after previously playing for the Birmingham City Ladies and Sky Blue FC.
She was born in Lagos, Nigeria, but moved to Birmingham, England, when she was a year old.
Her pro debut came in 2001 with the Birmingham City Ladies.
Her brother Sone Aluko played soccer internationally for England and Nigeria.
Her goalscoring ability led to her former manager Marcus Bignot deeming her the Wayne Rooney of women's soccer.
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