Victor Osimhen From newspaper vendor to most sought after striker in world football
After his exploits in the FIFA U-17 World Cup, Victor
Osimhen is now the most sought after striker in world
The young striker scored ten goals in the World Cup making
him the highest goal scorer ever in the competition.
Osimhen is also the first player to have scored in every
match he played in the history of the 30-year-old
He won the Golden Boot (highest goal scorer) as well as the
Silver Ball making him the 2nd best player at the
The Golden Ball was won by talented Golden Eaglets
captain Kelechi Nwakali who also won the Bronze Boot for
scoring 3 goals and delivering 3 assists.
According to several reports, the striker was watched at the
World Cup by Paris Saint-Germain , Liverpool, Chelsea ,
Juventus , Inter Milan and Bayern Munich .
Tottenham are said to have kicked off negotiations with the
striker’s representatives also.
It’s been a long time coming for the striker who not long
away was a newspaper vendor before joining the Ultimate
He told CAF website that as the last in a family of six, he
had to work as a vendor to contribute to the family income
before finding football.
Now his has developed into a tall gangly striker with good
technique who can also play wide.
He idolises former Chelsea forward Didier Drogba and is eager to follow in his footsteps by becoming a success in
the Premier League.