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West lied about his age - ex-Partizan chief

April 4, 2013
By ESPN staff
Former Nigeria defender Taribo West has been accused of lying about his age by former Partizan Belgrade president Zarko Zecevic, who claims he was 12 years older than he said when he joined the club.

West, who played for both Milan clubs before moving to England with Derby County, retired in 2008 and is listed as being 39 on his Wikipedia profile.

However, Zecevic claims that when he turned out for Partizan he was already 40 years old. "He joined us saying he was 28. We only ...

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