Ahmed Musa is currently the most popular name in Nigeria. Following his two-goal heroics against Iceland in Nigeria’s 2-0 World Cup win, many has been seeking to know more about this prolific Nigerian player. We have decided to dig deep and bring to you Ahmed Musa Biography, Football Career, Family History And Net Worth. Of course, i am certain you will love to read it.
Ahmed Musa is not really a new name in Nigerian football. Even in the 2014 World Cup, he scored two goals against Aergentina. This latest two-goals has elevated his status to a legendary level. He is currently the highest Nigerian goalscorer in a World Cup. Let’s see Ahmed Musa Biography, Football Career, Family History And Net Worth.
Ahmed Musa Biography, Football Career, Family History And Net Worth
Ahmed Musa (born 14 October 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and left winger for English team Leicester City and the Nigeria national team.
Ahmed Musa was born on 14th October, 1992. His parents are Alhaji Musa & Sarah Moses. He was born in Jos, Plateau state of Nigeria. His dad was a practicing Moslem while the mother is from the Christian religion. Musa discovered his footballing talent very early. Despite that his father died at Musa’s early age, his mother brought him up along with 4 other siblings.
In September 2007, a local publication in Jos, Nigeria featured Ahmed Musa on its ‘Undiscovered Talent’ column. The following year, he was loaned to JUTH F.C. where he played 18 games, scoring four goals in his first two professional seasons for the Healers. He was subsequently loaned to Kano Pillars F.C., in the 2009–10 season where he set the league record scoring multiple crucial goals as Pillars finished second.
Musa held the record for the highest goals ever scored in one season in the history of the Nigeria Premier League until November 2011, when Jude Aneke of Kaduna United F.C. set a new record of 20 goals.
He transferred to Dutch club VVV-Venlo in summer 2010, but the move was held up because he was only 17 years of age and therefore not eligible for an ITC in accordance with the current FIFA rules. He was officially eligible to play for VVV-Venlo on 14 October 2010 when he eventually turned 18 years of age.
Since then, Ahmed Musa has played for CSKA Moscow (2012-2016). From there he was transferred to Leicester City in 2016. He scored his first goals with the club in a friendly against Barcelona in the 2016 International Champions Cup which ended in a 4–2 loss. He made his Premier League debut on 13 August 2016 in the club’s opening day 2–1 defeat to Hull City.
Ahmed Musa Net Worth
There is no exact figure on Ahmed Musa’s total net worth. But, some news outlets estimates he is worth $18m. Musa has a lot of house in London, Moscow as well as in Jos, Nigeria.
Ahmed Musa Achievements
Below are some of the achievements he has attained in life.
- Russian Premier League: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16
- Russian Cup: 2012–13
- And, Russian Super Cup: 2013, 2014
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- Musa is the first Nigerian to score more than one goal in a single World Cup match (2, against Argentina in 2014).
- He is also the only Nigerian to score in two World Cup competitions (2014 & 2018)
- Also, he’s the highest goal scorer for Nigeria in the World Cup (4)
- African Youth Championship: 2011
- WAFU Nations Cup: 2010
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2013
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- Nigeria Premier League Top Scorer: 2009–10
- CAF Team of the Year: 2014
- Russian Cup Top Scorer: 2012–13
- In the list of 33 best football players of the championship of Russia: 2012–13
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