Nwankwo Kanu artistry has gone beyond football pitch as he joined 39 other English Premier League player to sketched a self-portrait for a book to be auctioned for charity.
Kanu joined the likes of Wayne Rooney, Didier Drogba, Steven Gerrard and Cesc Fabregas,Paul Robinson, Michael Owen, Nigel de Jong, David James, John Carew, Daniel Gabbidon, Rio Ferdinand, Ryan Giggs, Jason Roberts and Salomon Kalou.
Professional graphologist Emma Bache, who was asked to interpret the drawings by Rooney, said: "His art might not be something he's well known for but the way he's done his face is Picasso-esque. Looking at his picture, it has a very large head and prominent eyes and mouth. Interestingly, he has used a blue pen for his eyes and a red pen for his mouth, the latter suggesting a sensuality."
Arsenal's Theo Walcott opted for a simple stick-man approach, while Liverpool's Gerrard's drawing was notable for its 'disproportionately' long neck.
Fabregas, the Arsenal midfielder, produced a spiky-haired character and Portsmouth's David James - one of the few footballers known for his drawing skills - intriguingly added a question mark above his scrawled self-portrait.
Ms Bache also analysed the work of Gerrard, Ryan Giggs, Walcott and Drogba.
She said of Gerrard's piece: 'This is quite a big figure with a disproportionately long neck, it's almost as if he wants to peer over a wall, he wants to see what's going on all the time and he's very much an observer and a larger than life character.'
Giggs is "someone who wants to get on with things and is not interested in the past", Walcott "knows where he is going and is determined to get to the top' and Drogba is 'honest, open and smiling' with 'nothing to hide.
The leather-bound book will be auctioned on Monday in aid of the charity Nordoff Robbins, which delivers music therapy services.
The book was assembled by Premier League World - a Premier League show broadcast to fans in 211 territories across the globe.
Other football personalities featured include Carlo Ancelotti, Robin van Persie, Carlos Tevez, Harry Redknapp,Damien Duff, Richard Dunne, Deco, Ricardo Carvalho and Mark Noble.
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