At 46 years old, Shabani Nonda has this physical status:
Shabani Christophe Nonda (born 6 March 1977) is a former DR Congolese international footballer who competed as a striker.
He played 36 caps and scored 20 goals for the DR Congo, and was selected for their squad for the 2002 Africa Cup of Nations.
Nonda, a born in Bujumbura, Burundi, began his career at Atlético Olympic in 1992. He was discovered by FIFA agent Marcelo Houseman, who then transferred Nonda in Switzerland with FC Zürich in 1996 for a transfer fee of US$150,000 after playing in Tanzania with Young Africans and South Africa with Vain Professionals.
He was transferred to Stade Rennais in 1998 for a record fee of US$9 million dollars, and then to AS Monaco in 2000 for €20 million to replace David Trezeguet after finishing second best goalscorer in Switzerland two years running. His performances, as well as those in the 2004 UEFA Champions League Final, earned him a three-year contract with A.S. Roma, earning him €1.8 million per year. (however, the percentage of regional tax increased to around 50%). However, he never lived up to his potential while at Monaco, and spent the 2006-07 season on loan at Blackburn Rovers, partly due to a knee injury suffered while at Monaco). Blackburn, Nonda's intention to sign a permanent contract, Blackburn chose not to sign Nonda on a long-term contract and later signed for Turkish club Galatasaray in August 2007 on a two-year contract. Galatasaray released him by mutual consent on January 28, 2010.
Despite being born in Burundi, Nonda holds citizenship from the Democratic Republic of the Congo and the country has received 36 international caps since 2000, with 20 goals since 2000. In 2005, he retired from international football and resurfaced in 2007. In 2008, he scored a hat-trick against Djibouti in World Cup Qualifications.