Ahmed Musa Biography

( 1992 - )
September 15, 2019
First published on:February 23, 2018
by Jack Ol

Facts of Ahmed Musa

Date of Birth: 1992, October 14
Age: 27 years old
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
Birth Name Ahmed Musa
Birth Place Jose Nigeria
Famous Name Ahmed Musa
Father Unknown
Mother Sarah Moses
Net Worth Above $ 12 million
Salary Above $ 3 million he gets as an annual salary
Nationality Nigerian
Ethnicity African
Profession Footballer
Started career as Footballer
Currently Working For CSKA Moscow
Currently Married Yes
Married to Juliet Ejue
Divorce Yes ( Jamila Musa)
Children Yes with Jamila Musa ( Halima and Ahmed Musa junior)
Affair with Juliet Ejue
is-played-fifa-word-cup-2018 No
Girlfriend Unknown
Boyfriend No
Religion Muslim
Tatto(s) Unknown
Squad No 4
World Cup Game Yes

Ahmed Musa is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for the Nigerian National Football Team and Saudi Arabian team Al-Nassr having recently joined in 2018 from Leicester City. He previously played for CSKA Moscow as a full-time player and also for Nigeria in FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA World Cup 2014 and was in the team of Nigeria that won African Cups of Nations in 2013.

Ahmed Musa is currently married to his wife Juliet Ejue since 2017. He was previously married to Jamila Musa and two children. Musa earns more than $3 million as annual salary and has an estimated net worth of $10 million.

Wife-Juliet Ejue

Ahmed is currently married to his wife, Juliet Ejue in 2017 after divorcing his ex-spouse, Jamila Musa. Ahmed Musa has two children with his former wife, Halima  Musa ( Daughter) and Ahmed Musa Junior (Son).


Ahmed Musa with his current wife, Juliet Ejue
[ SOURCE: Vanguard News ]

It was reported that Juliet Ejue was the cause of the separation between Ahmed and Jamila Muse.


 Ahmed Musa with his first wife, Jamila Musa
[ SOURCE: Daily Star ]

He also got into legal trouble with the British law when he was arrested for domestic violence for allegedly beating his wife, Jamila in their London home that was worth to be £850,000.

Musa's Salary

Ahmed Musa's salary playing from Leicester City FC was around $3 million per annum with the weekly wage of  $43,000. Playing for the Saudi Arabian club, he is earning more than what he made at Leicester which is assumed to be more than $3 million (i.e., 1,092,780,000 Nigerian Naira).

His net worth is assumed to be about $10 million in 2018. Furthermore, his current market value is estimated to be 12,00 Mill. €. Well, so far, his highest market value is listed to be around 18,00 Mill. €. 

In addition to this, Musa mostly got transferred from one team to another for more than €5 million. He joined the Al-Nassr leaving Leicester for a transfer amount of 15,00 Mill. €. 

Assets

He is having a great time in his life and enjoy and spends lavishly in building houses in his hometown of Jos in Nigeria and London Home. 

 Ahmed Musa home ][ SOURCE: Pulse.ng ]

Well, Musa is reported to own a fleet of luxurious cars like Honda, Range Rover Sport, Range Rover Velar, Mercedes G-Wagon, etc. He also bought a tiny BMW car for his son.

Musa Ahmed with his Range Rover Sport ][ SOURCE: FCNaija ]

Musa has set up a petrol station as well as a fitness sports center and has spent millions of dollars building a magnificent mansion in his hometown of Jos, Nigeria.

Ahmed Musa in front of his petrol station ][ SOURCE: The Sun ]

Musa has also built a sports complex in Kano spending N500 million. The complex has two pitches, a lounge, a gym, a restaurant, and a huge event hall.

Ahmed Musa Bio

Ahmed Musa was born to a Nigerian mother, Sarah Moses, and father, Alhaji Musa on 14 October 1992 in Jos, Nigeria. He holds a Nigerian nationality belongs to the African origin. Born in a Muslim family, his mother was the second wife of his father, and a single mother later raised him following the death of his father when he was 7.

He has four sisters in his family beside him. Growing up, Ahmed had a troubled childhood and had to go through his father's death at a very young age.

Professional Career

Ahmed Musa started playing football at a very early age and joined the Nigerian Academy, BS Football Academy in 2008. From the academy, he was loaned to Nigerian clubs like JUTH FC and  Kano Pillars FC.

He formerly held the record for the most number of goals scored in a single season in Nigeria Premier League before Jude Aneke surpassed the record in 2011.

After his success at the Nigerian clubs, he was transferred to Eredivisie division team, VVV-Venlo in 2010. But according to his age issue, he was eligible to play for the Dutch club when he turned 18 on 14 October.

He made his debut for the team against FC Groningen on 30th October. During his time with the Dutch club, he was awarded  AIT Football player of the year in Nigeria.

His impressive performance attracted the teams of Europe such as Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax FC.

But he signed with the Russian club, CSKA Moscow instead, in January 2012. He was a highly successful player at Russian club as his side went on to win Russian League 2012/13,2013/14 and 2015/16, Russian Cup during 2012 /13 seasons and  Russia Cup in 2013 and 2014.

He scored freely at CSKA Moscow and was a top goal scorer and was listed among best 33 football players of Russian Championship in 2012/13.

His attractive style of play caught the notice of English Premier League side,  Leicester City and signed the Nigerian striker in 2016  for a club-record transfer fee of $23.5 million (£16.6 million). He made his premier league debut against Hull City on 13 August 2016 and scored his first goal for premier league side against Crystal Palace on 22 October 2016.

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Musa also played on a loan with the Russian club, CSKA Moscow from Leicester City whom he signed during January 2018 for 2017/18 season. He later joined the Saud Arabian club Al-Nassr in 2018 with a 4-year contract for a fee reported to be around $35 million. 

International Career

Ahmed Musa has represented Nigeria in the FIFA U-20 World Cup held at Colombia in 2011 where he scored three goals in the tournament and was nominated for the Golden Ball Award.

He made his debut for the senior team against Madagascar during 2012 African Cup of Nations Qualifier on 5 August  2010 at the age of 17 and scored his first international goal against Kenya in a friendly match on March 2011.

Musa, along with Nigerian players such as Ogenyi Onazi, Victor  Moses, and John Obi Mikel, was among the crucial players that helped Nigeria to win the 2013 African Cup of Nation.

He played at FIFA World Cup 2018 and scored two goals against tournament favorite Argentina in a defeat.


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