Victor Osimhen

Birth Day December 29th, 1998
Birth Place Lagos
Age 23 Years Old
Zodiac Sign Capricorn

About Victor Osimhen (Nigerian Football Player)

Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional football player. He currently plays for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team. His playing position is a striker.

Victor Osimhen began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017. In August 2018, he joined Belgian club Charleroi on a season-long loan deal. Following his impressive performances, in July 2019, Charleroi permanently signed from VfL Wolfsburg for the transfer fee of €3.50 million. In July 2019, he signed for Lille OSC for the transfer fee of €22.40 million and went on to play one season at the club. In September 2020, he was transferred to Serie A club Napoli for a club-record fee of €70 million, making him the most expensive African transfer to date.


On the international level, Victor Osimhen has represented Nigeria at various age levels. He has represented Nigeria at U17, U23, and the senior level. He was named to the squad of the Nigeria U17 team that won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile where he won the Golden Boot and Silver Ball awards. His performances also earned him the CAF Youth Player of the Year award in 2015. He made his senior international team debut for Nigeria on 1 June 2017. He was part of Nigeria’s squad that finished in third place in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt. 

Early Life and Family

Victor Osimhen was born on 29 December 1998. His place of birth is in Lagos, Nigeria. His birth name is Victor James Osimhen. He holds Nigerian nationality and his ethnic background is Nigerian-Black. His race is black. Likewise, his religion is Christianity and as per his birthdate, his zodiac sign is Capricorn. He was born to his late mother and father, Elder Patrick Osimhen. He was the last of six children born to his lovely family. He has five siblings altogether. One of his sister’s names is Blessing and one of his brother's names is Andrew. His brother Andrew Osimhen, had once revealed how Victor, as a baby, used to be strapped to their late mother's back and would stand in Lagos traffic selling water in sachets to help the family make ends meet. His family surname 'Osimhen' means 'God is good. He came from poor family background. About his education, he attended Olusosun Primary School.

Victor Osimhen’s Personal Life

Looking at his personal life, Victor Osimhen is too young to get married. At present, he is assumed to be single as there is no news or rumors about his dating anyone. Also, he has not given any clue about his relationship or dating life. He has not shared any pictures of himself with any girls on his social media accounts. It seems he is focusing on his career rather than being in a relationship. He is enjoying his present life a lot. Any updates on his love life will be updated here.

Victor Osimhen’s Net Worth

Victor Osimhen has a net worth of €27 million as of 2022 whereas he received £5.8 as a yearly salary from his current club. In July 2019, Charleroi permanently signed from VfL Wolfsburg for the transfer fee of €3.50 million. In July 2019, he signed for Lille OSC for the transfer fee of €22.40 million. In September 2020, he was transferred to Serie A club Napoli for a club-record fee of €70 million, making him the most expensive African transfer to date. In addition, his market value is around €65 million. Moreover, his major source of wealth comes from his football career and he is satisfied with his earnings. He is making good money from his career and he is living a cool lifestyle.

Victor Osimhen’s Height

Victor Osimhen stands at the height of 1.86m i.e. 6 feet and 1 inch tall. He has a bodyweight of 78kg. Moreover, he has an athletic body build. His sexual orientation is straight. His eye color is dark brown and his hair color is black. His hair type is short and curly. His other body measurements such as chest size, waist size, bicep size, and more are still to get revealed yet. He maintains his body a lot by doing frequent exercises. Overall, he has got a healthy body.  

Victor Osimhen Transfer History

  • He began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017. 
  • In August 2018, he joined Belgian club Charleroi on a season-long loan deal. 
  • Following his impressive performances, in July 2019, Charleroi permanently signed from VfL Wolfsburg for the transfer fee of €3.50 million. 
  • In July 2019, he signed for Lille OSC for the transfer fee of €22.40 million.
  • In September 2020, he was transferred to Serie A club Napoli for a club-record fee of €70 million, making him the most expensive African transfer to date.

Awards and Achievements

Honors

  • Won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup with Nigeria U17.

Awards

  • Won the 2015 African U17 Championship Golden Boot.
  • Won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup Golden Boot.
  • Won the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup Silver Ball.
  • Won the 2015 CAF Youth Player of the Year.
  • Won the 2020 Prix Marc-Vivien Foé.
  • Won the 2019-20 Lille Player of the Season.
  • Won the 2021-22 Serie A Best Young Player.

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