Ahmed Musa is a professional footballer in the Nigeria national team and currently plays for Leicester City –one of the teams in the English Premier League. He is one of Nigeria’s talented athletes, particularly in the field of soccer where he is admired for his dribbling potential as a star forward. In FIFA World Cup 2014, he showcased a very sparkling performance at a match between the Super Eagles and Argentina. Therein, the brilliant forward was able to bag two goals for himself and this achievement made him Nigeria’s first footballer to have bagged more than one goal in a single FIFA World Cup match. { Here we go on Ahmed Musa Biography and State of Origin }

  • Net Worth : $18 Million
  • Ahmed Musa State Of Origin : Plateau State, Jos
  • Profession: Footballer
  • Salary : £60,000
  • Marital Status: Married
  • Age / Date of Birth: October 14, 1992
  • Phone Number : Not Available
  • Current Club: Leicester City

Ahmed Musa biography

Ahmed Musa Biography And State of Origin / Tribe

Career and Early Life

Ahmed Musa was born in 1992 into a Hausa family in Jos –the capital city of Plateau Sate. With regard to his passion for football, he began his football career at an early age when he was part of GBS –one of Nigeria’s football academies. He established himself as a youngster to watch out for and following his athletic improvement in 2008, Musa was meant to serve a loan term at JUTH FC –one of the teams in the 2nd division of the Nigerian Professional League.  Within his first two seasons of playing for the Healers, He bagged 4 goals from a total of 18 games.

Musa persisted in his professional game and for him to improve better, he had to serve another loan term. And consequently, he became part of Kano Pillars FC. He spent 2009-10 season as a professional player for Kano Pillars and at this time, he was able to achieve a great feat which made him bag 18 goals, helping his team to reach the second spot on the League table at the end of the season. Meanwhile, his record of 18 goals made him the player with the highest goals ever scored in a single season of the Nigerian Professional League.

However, Musa’s record of 18 goals was smashed in 2011 when Jude Aneke took the advantage of his goal-scoring proficiency to surpass him. In that case, Jude Aneke, while playing for Kaduna United F.C, reached a milestone of 20 league goals making him the player with the highest goals scored in a single season.

Professional Career

Ahmed Musa was quite unfortunate in course of becoming a player of VVV-Venlo –a club in the Dutch league. This came about in the event of 2010 summer transfer. Meanwhile, Musa’s move to the Dutch club could not be completed because, regarding FIFA’s existing rules, he was then an underage. Consequently, FIFA confirmed that he was not qualified for any ITC.

However, Musa’s hope of joining VVV-Venlo became a reality after having been declared eligible for an ITC. This opportunity emerged on 14 October 2010 because at this time, he was already an 18-year-old footballer.

Ahmed Musa biography stat of origin

Ahmed Musa Biography

Within his professional career, Musa has significantly improved and prior to 2011, he was nominated amongst the world’s Hot 100 young footballers to be watched in 2011. In addition to this nomination, made by Goal.com, his name appeared in IFFHS nomination list, implying the Best 140 players in the world. Over and above this, Musa appeared on another Goal.com nomination of Top 10 Nigerian International Players for 2010.

In the subsequent year (March 8, 2011), Musa’s remarkable performances earned him an award titled AIT Footballer of the Year. This called for a ceremonious scene which was attended by several football dignitaries such as Asamoah Gyan (the then winner of BBC African Fotballer of the Year).

Following a series of unsuccessful attempts by several football clubs, including Tottenham and Ajax, to sign Ahmed Musa from VVV-Venlo, the Nigerian star forward eventually moved to CSKA Moscow in 2012. Therein, his brilliant performances seemed to be reaching for their apex, and as regards this, the management of the Russian side (CSKA Moscow) decided to keep him at the club. Luckily for the Russian side, he agreed to a 4-year deal in 2015 and this was intended to make him a CSKA Moscow player until the final moments of 2018-19 season.

Currently, Musa forms part of Leicester City’s attacking line. His move to the English club came about on 8, July 2016 following a deal which marked Leicester City’s highest transfer record of £16.6 million.

Career Statistics

As regards his football career in the club sides, Musa scored 42 goals from 124 appearances while at CSKA Moscow. For VVV-Venlo, he scored 8 goals from 37 appearances. For Leicester City, where he currently plays, he has had 2 goals from 18 appearances.

For the Nigeria national team, he has claimed 13 goals from 63 appearances.

Ahmed Musa State of Origin

Ahmed Musa Net Worth

As it stands, his estimated to be worth $18 million.

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