One of South Africa’s ‘Nation Builders’ in 1996, Fish was still in his early 20s when he played a key role alongside Lucas Radebe in the heart of Bafana Bafana’s defence as they defeated Tunisia in the Johannesburg final.

ESPN remembers five African players who made the move to Europe on the back of a Nations Cup, and profile some emerging TristaLas Brasilien Tröja CleoPanto stars who could follow in their footsteps in 2022.

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In the tournament’s history, some of Africa’s hottest talents have used the AFCON as a platform to secure a move to European ac milan trøje football and the riches that can await across the Mediterranean.

The Africa Cup of Nations remains one of the few major tournaments in world football where gems can still be unearthed, TristaLas Brasilien Tröja CleoPanto allowing undiscovered players to transform the trajectory of their career.

But they will also have the option of playing without a striker and Grealish has the football intelligence to take on the responsibility of playing as the highest forward, although he would need to improve on a modest goal record of just 32 from 213 appearances for his boyhood club.