His World Cup dream has backfired BIG style, after making an appearance in Brazil with Nigeria ... but expecting the world's best clubs to come calling.
He ended his ties with Newcastle BEFORE the World Cup, despite being offered a one year deal, and suddenly Turkey isn't as attractive as he first thought.
Not one single English club made him an offer, because of his high wages, so he took to life at Gaziantep ... a club none of us had heard of.
The minnows, who play before attendances less than Berwick Rangers averaged last season, were beaten yet again at the weekend.
They went down 5-2 to Karsiyaka, leaving them in the relegation zone and without a league win so far this season.