And the 40-year-old proved he’s still got it during the Gunners’ 4-2 victory over Milan Glorie at the Emirates Stadium this afternoon.
The encounter was, of course, all for a good cause.
But Kanu was keen to get his name on the scoresheet nonetheless and predicted he would score a hat-trick prior to kick-off.
Despite starting as a substitute, the 40-year-old hit the nail on the head and went and did just that.
VIDEO: Kanu's first touch brings puts Arsenal Legend one goal up pic.twitter.com/oDWoV0ZPmQ
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