Today's Sone Aluko Talking Points
Omatsone Folarin "Sone" Aluko (born 19 February 1989) is a professional footballer who plays as a forward for Fulham. He can also play as a winger.
Aluko began his career at Birmingham City but failed to make any league appearances. He joined Aberdeen on loan in the 2007–08 season and was loaned to Blackpool at the beginning of the 2008–09 season. After just one appearance for Blackpool, he signed for Aberdeen permanently in August 2008. He left Aberdeen in July 2011 at the end of his contract. Aluko signed for Rangers in November 2011 and scored 12 goals in 21 appearances during the 2011–12 season.
Born in England, Aluko was capped by England at all levels up to under-19 before accepting an offer to play for Nigeria.
His sister Eniola Aluko was born in Nigeria and is also a professional footballer who plays for Chelsea Ladies and England Ladies.Close