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Victor Osimhen

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Victor James Osimhen (born 29 December 1998) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team. Considered one of the best strikers in the world, he is known for his speed, clinical finishing and athleticism.Born in Nigeria, Osimhen began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017. Following a season and a half at the club, he moved to Belgian side Charleroi on loan in 2018–19, before moving to France at Lille. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Victor Osimhen has received more than 2,729,224 page views. Her biography is available in 34 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 25 in 2019). Victor Osimhen is the 5,293rd most popular soccer player (up from 6,194th in 2019), the 69th most popular biography from Nigeria (up from 78th in 2019) and the 24th most popular Nigerian Soccer Player.

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  • 34

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  • 4.05

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  • 3.46

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among soccer players, Victor Osimhen ranks 5,293 out of 16,880Before her are David Odonkor, Jonathan dos Santos, Aksel V. Johannesen, Carlos Ruiz, Germán Pezzella, and Breno Borges. After her are Ronald Worm, Mario Lemina, Zé Elias, Fernando Álvez, Hugo Ibarra, and Senad Lulić.

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Among people born in 1998, Victor Osimhen ranks 29Before her are Lance Stroll, Christian Pulisic, Dahyun, Federico Valverde, Jules Koundé, and Luca Zidane. After her are Cristian Romero, Ianis Hagi, Juice Wrld, Paris Jackson, Mimi Keene, and Casper Ruud.

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Among people born in Nigeria, Victor Osimhen ranks 69 out of 236Before her are Odion Ighalo (1989), Anthony Olubunmi Okogie (1936), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Hauwa Ibrahim (1968), Michael Obiku (1968), and Kalu Uche (1982). After her are Mohammed Yusuf (1970), John Obi Mikel (1987), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Joseph Yobo (1980), Emmanuel Emenike (1987), and John Utaka (1982).


Among soccer players born in Nigeria, Victor Osimhen ranks 24Before her are Victor Moses (1990), Ahmed Musa (1992), Odion Ighalo (1989), Celestine Babayaro (1978), Michael Obiku (1968), and Kalu Uche (1982). After her are John Obi Mikel (1987), Emmanuel Olisadebe (1978), Joseph Yobo (1980), Emmanuel Emenike (1987), John Utaka (1982), and Wilfred Agbonavbare (1966).