Victor Osimhen full name James Victor Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer and key player in Napoli football club in Italy.
Osimhen was born in Lagos on December 29th, 1998.
He is from Edo state, Nigeria.
Victor Osimhen began his career at Lagos’ Ultimate Strikers Academy, where he remained until 2017.
In a friendly match in 2014, he made his debut for the U-17 team. On his debut, he scored two goals.
He attributed his accuracy and powerful style of playing to the inspiration he got from coach Amuneke of the U-17 team, during training.
In the 2015 CAF U-17 Championship in Niger, the Nigerian team scored seven goals, with Osimhen responsible for four of them.
The tournament gave him a breakthrough and he was called up for the U-17 World Cup held in Chile later that year, where he netted 10 goals, making him a record scorer in a single U-17 World Cup.
Top European teams trooped in to sign Osimhen after the tournament, with Wolfsburg winning the bid.
Osimhen signed a three-and-a-half-year deal with the club and made his debut with the German club against Borussia Monchengladbach in 2017.
After a half at the club, he moved to Charleroi in Belgium on loan in 2018–19, before moving to France at Lille.
Later in 2020, Osimhen became a record signing for Napoli from France for €70 million.
Osimhen is a member of the Super Eagles with proof of his dexterity as a prolific striker.
He has also represented the under-23 Nigerian teams where he bagged a brace in a 3-goal deficit of team against Libya in 2019
He was also a member of the Super Eagle team at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations tournament in Egypt
net worth is £13,598,000