|Full name||Nolberto Albino Solano Todco|
|Date of birth||December 12, 1974|
|Place of birth||Callao, Peru|
|Height||1. Events 627 - Battle of Nineveh: A Byzantine army under Emperor Heraclius defeats Emperor Khosrau II 's Persian Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Callao in Perupng see image description page at http//enwikipedia Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. 75 m (5 ft 9 in)|
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Nolberto "Nobby" or "Ñol" Albino Solano Todco (born December 12, 1974, Callao, Peru) is a Peruvian football player who is currently without a club. Events 627 - Battle of Nineveh: A Byzantine army under Emperor Heraclius defeats Emperor Khosrau II 's Persian Year 1974 ( MCMLXXIV) was a Common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. Callao in Perupng see image description page at http//enwikipedia Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. Association football, more commonly known as football or soccer, is a Team sport played between two teams of eleven players and is widely considered He is a popular figure in his native Peru, where he is seen as one of the most famous Peruvians. He even has a postage stamp in his name and figure.
His talents in football range from accurate crosses to accomplished dead-ball skills and he has traditionally played either on the right wing, or as a right back during his career. He is the first choice player to take corner and direct free kicks. Solano is the first Peruvian to play in the Premier League. The Premier League, colloquially referred to as the Premiership, is an English professional league for football clubs He is also an accomplished trumpet player and has set up his own Salsa band, The Geordie Latinos. Salsa music is a diverse and predominantly Latin American Caribbean genre that is popular across Latin America and among Latinos abroad  He has described himself as an 'adopted Geordie'. Geordie (ˈdʒɔrdi is a regional nickname for a person from the Tyneside region of England, or the name of the Dialect of English 
Nolberto Solano, was born in Callao, the youngest of his family. Callao in Perupng see image description page at http//enwikipedia His father Albino was in the Peruvian Navy, whilst his mother was a housewife who raised Nolberto, his four brothers and two sisters. The Peruvian Navy ( Spanish: Marina de Guerra del Perú, abbreviated MGP) is the branch of the Peruvian Armed Forces tasked with surveillance He began playing football at a very early age in the streets of Callao. Before his father retired, he became a taxi driver.
Solano witnessed the Peru national football team qualify for the 1978 FIFA World Cup at the age of three and again qualify for the 1982 FIFA World Cup at the age of seven. The Peru national football team is controlled by the Federación Peruana de Fútbol (FPF and represents Peru in international football competitions The 1978 FIFA World Cup, the 11th staging of the World Cup was held in Argentina between June 1 and June 25. The 1982 FIFA World Cup, the 12th staging of the World Cup was held in Spain from June 13 to July 11. The second World Cup he witnessed had the biggest effect on him. The FIFA World Cup, occasionally called the Football World Cup, but usually referred to simply as the World Cup, is an international Association football At that time he played a lot of football and his national team inspired him.
Solano signed his first professional contract in with the Peruvian first division side Sporting Cristal in 1992 at the age of 17. Sporting Cristal is a Peruvian football team based in the district of Rímac in the department of Lima playing in the Peruvian First Division. Towards the end of his first season at Sporting Cristal he signed a one year contract with Municipal before returning at the end of 1993. Sporting Cristal is a Peruvian football team based in the district of Rímac in the department of Lima playing in the Peruvian First Division. During his second spell at Sporting Cristal the club won the Peruvian Championship in 1994, 1995 and 1996, and reached the finals of the 1997's Copa Libertadores with Solano a regular fixture in the defence. Sporting Cristal is a Peruvian football team based in the district of Rímac in the department of Lima playing in the Peruvian First Division. The Copa Santander Libertadores, also known as Copa Libertadores de América, ( Taça Libertadores da América) is a football cup competition played In 1997 at the age of 22 he signed for Argentinian side Boca Juniors. Club Atlético Boca Juniors known also as Boca Juniors or simply Boca, is one of the most popular Argentine Sports clubs, best known for Here he became a teammate of the highly respected footballer Diego Maradona, who nicknamed Solano the 'Maestrito'. 
In 1998, Solano became the first Peruvian to play in England when he signed a contract with Newcastle United for a fee of precisely £2,763,958. Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon His debut Newcastle performance came in a Premier League match against Chelsea on August 22, after 67 minutes of play, as a substitute for goalscorer Andreas Andersson. Events 392 - Arbogast has Eugenius elected Western Roman Emperor. Andreas Andersson (born April 10, 1974 in Stockholm) is a former footballer.
In June 2001, he signed a new contract which would mean he could keep his place at the club for five years. A month later he scored what he later described as "the best goal of [his] career" with a solo goal against 1860 München. TSV 1860 München, commonly known as 1860 Munich is a German Sports club based in Munich, Bavaria.  Nevertheless he was sold in the January transfer window of 2004 to Aston Villa. In Association football, the transfer window is the period during the year in which a Football team can transfer players either in or out of their playing He had been an extremely popular member of Newcastle's squad and many fans voiced their anger over his sale.
Solano joined Aston Villa in January 2004 for a fee of £1. 5 million and signed a two-and -a-half year contract with the club.  He made his debut in a 5-0 win over Leicester City, and during the course of his time there he became a valuable asset, becoming their top scorer for the 2004-05 season, and was elected the club's Player of the Year by the supporters, the local press and his teammates. PLEASE NOTE This section is the introduction Please do not add too much detail here
Solano returned to Newcastle United in August 2005 for a fee of £1. Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon 5 million with midfielder James Milner going the other way to Aston Villa on a season-long loan. For the Australian Rules position see Midfielder (Australian Rules. James Philip Milner (born 4 January 1986) is an English footballer who plays as a winger and left-sided Midfielder for  He signed a two-year contract with the option for Newcastle to extend it for another year.  His re-signing was met with delight by Newcastle fans, who had chanted "Nobby's" name during the unveiling of record signing Michael Owen earlier on that deadline day. Michael James Owen (born 14 December 1979 in Chester, Cheshire) is an English football player who currently plays for and captains Newcastle United
In the 2006-07 season, injuries to right-back Stephen Carr and others caused the Newcastle United manager Glenn Roeder to play Solano at right-back instead of his usual right-wing position. Stephen Babeson Carr (born August 29, 1976 in Dublin) is an Irish footballer who most recently played for the English Newcastle United Football Club (also known as The Magpies or The Toon) is an English football club based in Newcastle upon Glenn Victor Roeder (born December 13 1955 in Woodford, Essex) is an English football manager and former However it was not an unfamiliar playing position to Solano, as he started his football career in defence and had featured at right-back for his country. He impressed in this position and his instrumental form kept former first choice right-back Stephen Carr out of the team. Stephen Babeson Carr (born August 29, 1976 in Dublin) is an Irish footballer who most recently played for the English With his contract due to expire at the end of the season, Roeder revealed he was in talks to extend Solano's contract to the end of next season. Glenn Victor Roeder (born December 13 1955 in Woodford, Essex) is an English football manager and former Solano signed a new one-year contract at Newcastle in the summer of 2007, however a few months later he asked to leave the club so to move closer to his family, who had moved to London. London ( ˈlʌndən is the capital and largest urban area in the United Kingdom. 
Solano signed a one-year contract with West Ham United in August 2007. } West Ham United Football Club is an English football club based in Upton Park, London Borough of Newham, East London, who have played  He made his debut for West Ham in October 2007, coming on as a second half substitute in the 3–1 home defeat of Sunderland, and was instrumental in West Ham's second goal, his shot being deflected into the Sunderland goal by goalkeeper, Craig Gordon. Sunderland Association Football Club is a professional Association football team based in Sunderland, Tyne and Wear, England, which plays in Craig Sinclair Gordon (born 31 December 1982 in Edinburgh, Scotland) is a Scottish footballer, currently a Goalkeeper for both  His first goal for West Ham was a free-kick and the fifth goal in West Ham's 5-0 away win against Derby County on 10 November 2007. Derby County Football Club is a professional football club based at Pride Park Stadium in Derby England. Events 1444 - Battle of Varna: The crusading forces of King Vladislaus III of Varna (aka Ulaszlo I of Hungary and Wladyslaw Year 2007 ( MMVII) was a Common year starting on Monday of the Gregorian calendar in the 21st century. He is still a favourite with the Geordie following as they were chanting his name at the Boleyn Ground when Newcastle were playing West Ham on 25th April 2008, they also cheered when he made a 30 second appearance for the Hammers. On the last game of the season in May 2008 Solano scored his second free-kick goal against Aston Villa, the match ended 2-2. He was released by West Ham at the end of the 2007–08 season. 
Solano made his full international debut for Peru at the age of 18, since then he has been capped 77 times, scoring 20 goals. The Peru national football team is controlled by the Federación Peruana de Fútbol (FPF and represents Peru in international football competitions He has been a key member of the squad since the mid-1990s but, in June 2005, Solano decided to quit the Peruvian national football team due to disagreements with the coach, Freddy Ternero. In 2006, he returned to the national team setup under new coach Franco Navarro. Franco Navarro (born 10 November 1961 in Lima) is a former football striker and manager from Peru. Despite his return to the national team, Solano was not selected for Peru's Copa America 2007 squad. Peru (Perú Piruw Piruw officially the Republic of Peru ( reˈpuβlika del peˈɾu is a country in western South America. The Copa América ( Spanish and Portuguese for "America Cup" is the main football competition of the men's national football teams governed by