Where is Victor Osimhen from? What is his worth and his salary at Lille? All that and more I’m going to reveal to you in this Victor Osimhen profile I have written.
Victor Osimhen is from which State?
Loads of people have been asking if Victor Osimhen is from Edo State.
Yes, he is from the South-South of Nigeria, Esan South East Local Government Area of Edo.
Victor Osimhen Biography
How old is Osimhen?
The dude is 21 years old, born on 29th of December 1998. That’s Victor Osimhen real age … you can go to court if you want. LOL…
His career began from a Lagos based club here in Nigeria, the name of club is the Ultimate Strikers Academy located at No 8 Anisere Cl, Ojota, Lagos.
That club were coach Emmanuel Amunike discovered Victor and asked him to join the Golden Eaglets squad that was going for the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup in Chile.
Aside from breaking a long-standing FIFA U-17 World Cup record by winning the highest goal scorer award with 10 goals, as well as winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup Silver Ball, Victor played a big role to make sure that Nigeria under 17 squad 2015 were eventually crowned champion of the tournament.
According to him, the German Bundesliga club’s assurances plus money was more of a morale booster for his family.
Who would blame him?
Wolfsburg reportedly paid $4.18 million to Ultimate Strikers Academy as a transfer fee for Osimhen.
Unfortunately for the Nigerian, who had signed a three-and-a-half-year pre-contract deal until June 2020, injury trouble began to loom.
It took him about two agonizing years to come out of his nightmarish season at Wolfsburg, scoring no goal for the club, thus sullying his promising career.
Luckily, Charleroi came calling and took Victor on a season-long loan deal.
Let’s look at Victor Osimhen goals in Belgium.
It was a successful spell with the Belgian side, playing 36 games and scoring 20 goals. Or how else would you describe such a feat that made Charleroi acquire him while on loan?!
A great feat or not, Osimhen just had to make that move up the ladder and signed for Lille OSC in July 2019.
How many goals has Victor Osimhen scored for Lille?
Victor Osimhen goals for Lille totals up to 13 this season, placing him as number one on the club's top scorers list. That’s how many goals Victor Osimhen have this season.
Currently, Osimhen has completed a signing for Serie A side S.S.C. Napoli as at 31 July 2020 for a club-record fee of €70 million potentially rising to €80 million with add-ons.
So what is Victor Osimhen salary?
Victor Osimhen Salary At Lille
Osimhen joined Les Dogues for a reported €12m plus €3m in bonuses after signing a 5-year contract with Lille and replaced Rafael Leão in the squad.
How much is Victor Osimhen worth? Let’s find out…
Victor Osimhen Net Worth 2020
Osimhen's current market value is estimated at €27.00m and he’s ranked number two among the players at LOSC Lille.
He has an estimated net worth of $2.31 million. His current market value stands at €93 million. Victor also endorses and promotes products, including Nike, from which he makes good money. He has been using the shoe model of Nike Mercurial Superfly VFG since July 10, 2017.
Victor Osimhen Girlfriend
Let’s take a look at who Victor Osimhen is dating now and whom he has dated in the past.
As of 2018, Osimhen has deleted all pictures of him with his former girlfriend, Blessing Osimhen, from social media. It appears the Super Eagles striker is now involved in another relationship with a new girl.
Osimhen and his new girlfriend had reportedly arrived Italy together on a private flight and passed the night at the Hotel Britannique in Corso Vittorio Emanuele after spending the evening with club boss Gennaro Gattuso ahead of closing Napoli deal.
Victor Osimhen Family
The last of seven children, and born to Mr and Mrs Patrick Osimhen, Victor suffered hardships coming from a poor background.
His brother Andrew Osimhen, had once revealed how Victor, as a baby, used to be strapped to their late mother’s back, and would stand in Lagos traffic selling water in sachets to help the family make ends meet.
A visit to Victor Osimhen's house … where he grew up at Olusosun, a community in Oregun, Ikeja, Lagos revealed the squalor.
Andrew who is the eldest of the children had to drop out of school and went into newspaper vending business to help support his siblings.
It was gathered that Andrew thought Victor most of the tricks he now uses as a professional football player.
Victor Osimhen Parents
Elder Patrick Osimhen, the father of Victor Osimhen died in late May 2020 at the age of 80 in Lagos after a brief illness. sole surviving parent of the Super Eagles star.
Before Patrick Osimhen’s death, he gave an interview where he said he initially wanted his son to become a lawyer, but could not do anything to prevent him from playing football, seeing that was where he had interest. He however thanked God for using his son to bring the family’s name to limelight.
Victor Osimhen Stats (Lille)
Victor Osimhen has played 27 games, including 25 starts, 13 goals, 4 yellow cards and 0 red cards.
See Osimhen’s per match data:
- Minutes per game: 84.8
- Scoring Frequency: 176.1
- Goals per game: 0
- Shots per game: 2.7
- Assists: 0.1
- Passes: 7.8
- Key passes: 0.8
- Accurate Per game: 210 (61.4%)
- Accurate long balls: 3 (0%)
- Accurate crosses: 0.2(0%)
- Interceptions per game: 0.4
- Tackles per game: 0.0
- Clearances per game: 1.2
Victor Osimhen Transfers and Fees
- Jan 1, 2017: From Ult. Strikers To Wolfsburg — € 3.5M transfer fee
- Aug 22, 2018: From Wolfsburg To R. Charleroi S.C. — null transfer fee
- Jun 30, 2019: From R. Charleroi S.C. To Wolfsburg — null transfer fee
- Jul 1, 2019: From Wolfsburg To R. Charleroi S.C. — € 3.5M transfer fee
- Aug 1, 2019: From R. Charleroi S.C. To Lille — € 12.0M transfer fee
Victor Osimhen Goals
Victor Osimhen goals for Super Eagles of Nigeria are just four; in a friendly against Ukraine, the others in AFCON qualifiers against Benin and Lesotho … all in 2019 from being capped nine times in the senior team.
This article was most recently revised and updated 1 year ago