Victor Osimhen is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays as a striker for French Ligue 1 club Lille and Nigeria's National team known as The Super Eagles. In addition, he previously played as a forward for the Belgian club "Royal Charleroi Sporting Club" on a loan from the German club "VfL Wolfsburg". Victor started his career at the Ultimate Strikers Academy in Nigeria.
Osimhen has an estimated net worth of $2 million. On August 22, 2018, he was loaned to Royal Charleroi Club from VfL Wolfsburg with an average pay of $900,000. Osimhen's current market value is $1.13 million.
Regarding Osimhen's net worth and salary, the young player has gained pretty huge earnings from his sports career within a short period of time.
On January 1, 2017, Osimhen was transferred for $3,970,225 to German club VfL Wolfsburg from Ultimate Striker Academy. This transfer fee made him one of the most expensive players signed directly from a nursery team in Africa to a top European team.
Considering his performance and salary details, it can be assumed that the talented young player has an estimated net worth somewhere between $1 million-$2 million. Further, Osimhen reportedly earns an annual salary of $900,000 from Wolfsburg.
Osimhen's current market value is estimated at $8.55 million.
Besides his salary and contract earnings from football, Osimhen also adds a good sum by endorsing and promoting products including Nike. He uses the shoe model of Nike Mercurial Superfly VFG since July 10, 2017.
As per reports, Osimhen has numerous expensive cars but he has not revealed any detailed information regarding his car. The Nigerian footballer is planning to settle in Belgium, where he plays on-loan football for Club Charleroi.
Regarding the personal life of Osimhen, he is 22 years. Further, his star sign is Capricorn. At 16, Osimhen was romantically involved with his former girlfriend, Blessing Osimhen. As per reports, he dated her for 2 years. Currently, Osimhen is single.
There was a rumor which claimed that Blessing was Osimhen's wife. However, Victor Osimhen hasn't revealed anything about his wedding information.
During their relationship period, the former couple regularly shared each other's pictures on Instagram. However, as of 2018, Osimhen has deleted all the pictures of him with his former girlfriend from social media. It appears that he is now entirely focused on his professional career.
Osimhen dedicated his Golden Boot Award to his sister after she gave birth to a baby girl in November 2015.
Besides being a famous Nigerian footballer, he is quite popular on social media also. He has more than 52k followers on Instagram.
Victor Osimhen was born as Victor James Osimhen on December 29, 1998, in Lagos, Nigeria. His father Partick Osimhen, raised him alongside his five siblings.
Victor has kept his education and family background secret.
Regarding his nationality, Osimhen is Nigerian and belongs to black ethnicity. Besides, his football career, Osimhen is passionate about rap music and his favorite artist is Olamide.
At the beginning of his career, Osimhen joined the neighborhood team as a forward along with his elder brother. Victor Osimhen then joined the Ulitmate Strikers Academy based in Nigeria. He has played a couple of years for the team until 2017.
On January 1, 2017, Osimhen signed a three-year contract with the Vfl Wolfsburg with the transfer fee of $3,970,225. He later made his Bundesliga debut as a substitute against Borussia Monchengladbach. So far, Osimhen has played 11 matches since 2017. He has a contract with the team which keeps him until June 30, 2020.
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On October 17, 2015, Osimhen made his international debut with the Nigeria U-17 under the coach Emmanuel Amunike where he scored two goals in his debut match. During his career, with the U-17 team, he has succeeded to win millions of hearts.
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Osimhen has scored 10 goals in 7 games for the U-17 team. Along with his team, he has been honored with FIFA U-17 World Cup (2015). For his performance in the FIFA U-17 team, has earned him FIFA U-17 World Cup Golden Boot, Silver Ball, and CAF Youth Player of the Year in 2015.
Osimhen then played 3 matches for Nigeria U-23 under the coach Samson Siasia. On June 10, 2017, he made his international debut under coach Gernot Rohr. For the nation, he has earned 2 caps since 2017.
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