Chelsea legend Didier Drogba has reacted to Napoli giving Nigeria international Victor Osimhen the guard of honor after the striker led Napoli to its first Scudetto in 33 years.
Drogba took to his Twitter account to react saying “Indeed Capo @victorosimhen9 from the streets of Nigeria to the World’s History books,” Drogba wrote on Twitter.
“Congratulations my Brother to you and your Club @en_sscnapoli.”
The striker was the only goal scorer in the 1-0 win against Fiorentina to extend the lead on top of the Serie A League.
The striker broke a long-time Samuel Etoo record of 21 goals in the Serie A with 23 goals scored this season. He is currently the all-time highest goal scorer in a season in Serie A.
The striker has only scored a single hat-trick in his career, which came against Sassuolo at the Diego Maradona Stadium.
Osimhen Total Career Goals
The Nigerian has made 187 appearances so far in his football career, with 94 goals to his name. He has created 24 chances and received 24 yellow cards. Osimhen had also received two red cards.
The striker has played 36 matches for his country, Nigeria, scoring 26 goals.
How Much is Victor Osimhen Salary Per Week
Osimhen is the second-highest-paid Nigerian in the world. He has a weekly salary of £92,539 and a full package of £4,812,020.
The striker earns 2.1 billion naira every year and has a net worth of $1.5 million.
He is a professional player who plays for Napoli and Nigeria. Osimhen is from Lagos, Nigeria, and plays as a striker. Osimhen wears number 9 for the Napoli side. He started his senior career at VfL Wolfsburg with 14 appearances and zero goals.
In 2019, he was loaned to Charleroi, where he made zero appearances. In 2020, he got the attention of Lille, who signed him, and he gave them 13 goals in 27 appearances.
In 2020, Victor Osimhen moved to Napoli where he was regarded as a legend by the Naples. He holds the record for the most goals scored by an African player in Serie A, breaking George Weah’s record.