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Victor Osimhen - Nigerian Soccer Player From Italian Napoli Club

Published Tue Mar 15 2022 By sazz
Victor Osimhen - Nigerian Soccer Player From Italian Napoli Club

Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional football player who is currently playing for the Nigeria national team since 2017 and club Napoli since 2020.

During his sports career, he has played for VfL Wolfsburg (2017-19), Charleroi (2018-19), Lille (2019-20), Napoli (2020-present), and national teams including Nigeria U17 (2015), Nigeria U23 (2015-19), and Nigeria (2017-present).

Bio, Nationality, & Education: 

Victor James Osimhen was born on 29th December 1998 in Lagos, Nigeria. He is the son of his father, Patrick Osimhen whereas his mother's name isn't disclosed. He has five siblings and one of his brothers names is Andrew Osimhen. 

Victor Osimhen's father, Patrick Osimhen Source - The Busy Buddies

According to his Date of Birth, he falls under the horoscope of Capricorn. Similarly, he is a Nigerian citizen and belongs to the Igbo-Nigerian background. As for his educational background, James attended Olusosun Primary school.

Who is he currently dating?

The Charleroi player, Victor Osimhen is currently single and not dating anyone. His relationship status is single at the moment. Regarding his sexuality, he is straight and is attracted to the opposite sex or gender. 

Back in 2018, he was once dating his ex-girlfriend, Blessing Osimhen. 

Victor Osimhen's ex-girlfriend, Blessing Source - SportMob

However, there isn't much information about how, when, and where they first met. He is rumored to be dating his new girlfriend with whom he spent the night at the Hotel Britannique in Corso Vittorio Emanuele. But the news hasn't been confirmed. 

Apart from that, he is living a single and happy life and is probably busy focusing on his sports career.

Professional Life & Career: 

James signed his first official 3 and half year contract with VfL Wolfsburg on 5th January 2017. Unfortunately, he couldn't play for the club due to his injury. 

But he got a chance to represent the team against Borussia Monchengladbach on 13th May 2017. He ended the season in 2019with 12 appearances and shoulder surgery on 2nd May. 

Victor Osimhen, a Nigerian professional footballer Source - Instagram@victorosimhen9

After that, he went to the Belgian club, Charleroi on 22nd August 2018. He scored back-to-back goals and finished the season with 36 games and 20 goals. Likewise, Victor joined Lille OSC in July 2019 and soon became Player of the Month for Ligue 1. 

On 1st June 2017, he and his team represented Nigeria at the international level with a win of 3-0 over Togo. 

Awards & Achievements:

  • FIFA U-17 World Cup: 2015
  • Africa Cup of Nations (3rd): 2019
  • African U-17 Championship Golden Boot: 2015
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Boot: 2015
  • FIFA U-17 World Cup Silver Ball: 2015
  • CAF Youth Player of the Year: 2015
  • UNFP Ligue 1 Player of the Month: September 2019
  • Prix Marc-Vivien Foe: 2020
  • Lille Player of the Season: 2019-20

How much is his current income earned from his profession? 

The Nigerian athlete, Victor Osimhen has an estimated net worth of $1.5 million as of now. He makes an average salary of $3.1 million annually.

Body Physique & Social Media Presence:

Osimhen stands at the height of 6 feet 1 inch or 1.85 meters and weighs 78 kg or 171 lbs. He has a pair of dark brown eyes and black hair.  

He is active on Instagram, Twitter, and Facebook regarding his social media presence. 

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