VICTOR OSIMHEN BIOGRAPHY

Victor Osimhen Biography, Early life, Carreer, Professional, position, income and family

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VICTOR OSIMHEN BIOGRAPHY

Victor James Osimhen Biography

MFR (born 29 December 1998) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team. Considered one of the best strikers in the world, as well as one of the best players in the world. He is known for his elite finishing, pace, strength and athleticism.

Full name

Victor James Osimhen,Date of birth 29 December 1998 (age 24) .Place of birth Lagos, Nigeria, Height 1.85 m (6 ft 1 in) Position(s) Striker

Team information

Current team Napoli Number 9. Men's football Representing Nigeria. Africa Cup of Nations Third place 2019 Egypt FIFA U-17 World Cup Winner 2015 Chile 

Born in Nigeria, Osimhen began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017.  Following a season and a half at the club, he moved to Belgian side Charleroi on loan in 2018–19, before moving to France at Lille.

He made his European football debut with the French club during the 2019–20 UEFA Champions League. In 2020, Osimhen transferred to Serie A club Napoli for a club-record fee of €70 million. 

He won the Serie A Best Young Player award in the 2021–22 season and, in the following season, helped the club win their first Serie A title in 33 years. He is the highest goalscoring African in the Serie A and currently holds the record for the most goals scored by an African in a single season.Al Hilal bid £120.3m for Napoli's Victor Osimhen | Striker ...

Osimhen won the Golden Boot award at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, which Nigeria won.  He made his senior international debut in June 2017 and played at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. He is currently the fourth all-time highest goalscorer of the Nigeria national team. On 29 May 2023, Osimhen was made a Member of the Federal Republic by President Muhammadu Buhari.

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