Is Victor Osimhen Muslim Or Christian? Religion And Ethnicity Revealed

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One of the hottest prospects of the soccer world, Victor Osimhen religion, is widely questioned by his fans.

Victor Osimhen (full name: Victor James Osimhen) was born on 29 December 1998 in the Olusosun community in Lagos State.

He is a Nigerian professional soccer player and was inspired by Chelsea and Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba.

The young striker has also had the honor of playing for the Nigeria National team.

He started with the international team with the under-17 team and also managed to win the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup.

Victor Osimhen After Winning The Serie A With Napoli
Victor Osimhen After Winning The Serie A With Napoli (Source: Instagram)

Showing his skills from a young age, he scored ten goals in the tournament. He was awarded the Golden Boot and Silver Ball award.

Osimhen has also gone on to play for the senior team and has featured in many tournaments for the Super Eagles.

Furthermore, the Nigerian native is the most expensive African transferred player when he moved to Napoli for €70 million.

Victor Osimhen Religion

The Napoli striker is quite a religious man and believes in god. He was raised in a Christian household alongside his brother Andrew and four other siblings.

Victor’s family was very poor when he was growing up and had many hardships. The family has also believed in the religion of Christianity.

Additionally, his ethnicity is Nigerian-Black, and is very proud of his race. Moreover, Osimhen, his last name, means “God is Good.”

It seems to be that his being religious and spiritual has been written in the stars.

Victor Osimhen Is A Very Religious Person
Victor Osimhen Is A Very Religious Person (Source: Instagram)

The former Wolfsburg and Lille star also often shows his affection toward god in his social media posts. 

Like many soccer players, Osimhen also has a pre-game ritual. The striker ritual is listening to soulful gospel songs.

He listens to songs like “Patience” by Nas and Damian Marley, reportedly, listening to these types of songs makes Victor relaxed before tearing up the pitch.

Furthermore, his pre-ritual seemed to work beautifully, as he has been in exceptional form.

Victor Osimhen Transfers

Osimhen is regarded as one of the best center forwards in European soccer and has been known for his linkup play.

Moreover, he is a right-footed soccer player who is excellent in athleticism, has an eye for goal, and is very direct with the ball.

Not only does he have the strength to hold up play, but he also has exceptional pace to put leave his opponents in the dirt.

Victor Osimhen Celebrating A Goal
Victor Osimhen Celebrating A Goal (Source: Instagram)

The 25 year old started her career with Wolfsburg in 2017 in Bundesliga. However, he could not score any goals in 14 appearances.

Hence, he then joined the Belgian club Charleroi in a loan deal to increase his skills and ability.

Moreover, after impressing the Belgian club, he finally moved permanently in 2018, in a deal worth €3.50 million.

The Nigerian managed 12 goals in 25 games for the club.

After a season in Belgium, he was on the move again, as he move to Lille in 2019, where he scored 13 goals in 29 games.

Additionally, Osimhen was a target of many clubs in the 2020 transfer market. He moved to Italian giants Napoli in 2020. He has shown exceptional form in Naples and has over 45 goals.

Samyak Shah
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