Victor Osimhen biography
Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer striker who is currently playing for Napoli football club in Italy.
Age and early life
Victoe Osimhen was born on the 29th December 1998 in Lagos Nigeria, he is 24 years.
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Victor Osimhen family
His mother passed on and he was the last born in the family. Patrick Osimhen who is the sole surviving parent and biological father of Victor Osimhen. He grew up together with his brother, Andrew and 4 other siblings in Olusosun, a small community around Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos.
Victor Osimhen education background
The Nigerian footballer studied at Olusosun Primary School which also served as the football meeting point for all school pupils and youngsters in the community.
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Victor Osimhen Wife
Osimhen is reportedly dating Stephanie who he lives with in Naples.
Victor Osimhen Career
Osimhen began his career at Lagos’ Ultimate Strikers Academy, where he remained until 2017. In 2014 Victor made his very first debut for U-17 after scoring two goals.
In 2014 friendly match, he made his debut for the U-17 team. This is where he scored two goals.
Victor recognized his accuracy and great style of playing and this was through encouragement from U-17 coach, Amuneke while training the team
In the 2015 CAF U-17 Championship in Niger, the Nigerian team scored seven goals, with Osimhen scoring the four of them. This earned Osimhen an advancement in his career because later he was called to participate in U-17 World Cup which was held in Chile later that year. Victor managed to score ten goals in the World Cup.
After the world cup in 2017, Victor signed a three and a half year contract with a German team and played against Borussia Monchengladbach. He then moved to Charleroi in Belgium which was on loan from 2018–2019
Osimhen then signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with the club and made his debut with the German club against Borussia Monchengladbach in 2017. Later in 2020, Osimhen signed for Napoli for €70 million.
He was also a member of the Super Eagle team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament which were held in Egypt.
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Victor Osimhen Net Worth
The professional footballer is among the richest Super Eagles Players with an estimated net worth of £13,598,000.