Victor Moses has decided to quit the National National team: Super Eagles at the age of 27. His decision to quit international football at such age was really a shock to the footballing world. He said he wanted to focus on his family as well as his club football career. Furthermore, he stated that his retirement is also to give the younger generation of players to represent the Super Eagles. We have decided to bring to you the whole details on Victor Moses Biography, Clubs, Career, Awards & Achievements.
Victor Moses has been very impressive for Nigerian national team. He has played for a lot of clubs in the English Premier league. he won the EPL title and the Europa League with Chelsea, his current club. Victor Moses Biography’s comes below.
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Victor Moses Biography, Clubs, Career, Awards & Achievements
Let’s see how far he has gone.
Moses was born in Lagos, Nigeria, the son of a Christian pastor. When he was 11, his parents were killed in religious riots in Kaduna when rioters invaded their home. Moses was playing football in the street at the time. A week later, after being hidden by friends, his relatives paid for him to travel to the UK to claim asylum. He was placed with a foster family in South London. He attended Stanley Technical High School (now known as the Harris Academy) in South Norwood. Scouted playing football in the local Tandridge League for Cosmos 90 FC, Crystal Palace approached him, with the club’s Selhurst Park stadium just streets away from his school. He later made his debut for Palace at the age of 16 on 6 November 2007 in a 1–1 draw with Cardiff City in the Championship.
On the final day of January 2010, he completed a £2.5 million transfer to Premier League side Wigan Athletic after Palace went into administration. He made his debut on 6 February 2010 as a substitute against Sunderland in a 1–1 draw. On 20 March 2010, Moses came on as a substitute against Burnley and got his first assist for the club, setting up Hugo Rodallega for an injury time winner. He scored his first goal for Wigan on 3 May 2010 against Hull City.
On 23 August 2012, Wigan accepted a fifth bid from Chelsea after they finally met Wigan’s asking price after four previously unsuccessful bids. The player was given permission to speak with Chelsea. On 24 August, Chelsea announced that the transfer of Moses had been completed. Moses played his first game for Chelsea when he appeared as a substitute against West London rivals Queens Park Rangers on 15 September.
Also, Moses made his full debut for Chelsea when he started the League Cup game against Wolverhampton Wanderers and scored his first goal after 71 minutes in a game that finished 6–0 to the Blues. Moses started his first Champions League game against Nordsjælland. On 31 October, Moses was named Man of the Match against Manchester United in the League Cup, a game Chelsea won 5–4.
Chelsea has sent Victor Moses on loans many times to different clubs. On 2 September 2013, Moses signed for Liverpool on a season-long loan deal. On 16 August 2014, Moses joined Stoke City on loan for the 2014–15 season. Also, on 1 September 2015, Moses joined West Ham United on a season-long loan.
Achievements And Awards
- Premier League: 2016–17
- FA Cup: 2017–18
- UEFA Europa League: 2012–13
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2013
- PFA Fans’ Premier League Player of the Month: November 2016
- NFF Player Of The Year Winner
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