10 Interesting Facts about Nigerian Striker, Victor Osimhen.

Victor is the last of 6 children in his family, and he was born in Lagos on December 29, 1998.

Osimhen scored 10 goals in 7 games to win both the Silver Ball and the Golden Boot at the 2015 FIFA U17 World Cup in Chile.

Victor Osimhen scored 18 goals in 38 games while at Lille to win the Marc-Vivien Foe award for the best African player in Ligue 1 for the 2019–20 campaign.

On June 10, 2017, Osimhen made his official senior debut for Nigeria in a 0-2 loss to South Africa.

Victor Osimhen became the most expensive African transfer ever on July 31, 2020, when Napoli signed him for a club-record €70 million, perhaps going up to €80 million with add-ons.

He is now the fourth-highest goalscorer in Nigerian national team history with 20 goals in 27 games.

He now holds the record for the most goals scored by an African in a single season and is the top scoring African in Serie A history.

At the moment, Victor Osimhen is in a relationship with Stefanie Kim Ladewig, a German woman; the two of them have a daughter named Hailey.

He became the 1st Nigerian to place among the top 10 of the Ballon d'Or award as he was placed 8th in the 2023 edition held in Paris, France.

Osimhen became the 1st Nigerian to win the Best Male Player of the Year in Africa title since Kanu Nwankwo in 1999 on December 11, 2023, during the 2023 CAF award ceremony.