4. Nolberto Solano




Position: Midfielder/Defender  
Squad Number: 4  
Date of Birth: 12th December 1974  
Birthplace: Lima, Peru  
Height: 5'8"  
Signed on: July 1998 for a fee of 2.76m  
NUFC Debut: August 98 v Chelsea (A)  
Previous Club(s): Alianza Lima
Sporting Crystal
Boca Juniors
Nolberto Solano, affectionately known as "Nobby", joined the Magpies in July 1998 from Boca Juniors for 2.76m.

Nobby is a speedy winger who can also play in defense. He possesses phenomenal ball control, and is a dead-ball specialist.

A hero in his country, Nobby earned his first cap for Peru when he was just 19.


the magpies' nest 2001

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