Victor Osimhen: Super Eagles star donates 2.5 million naira to Ivorian kid after viral video

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Victor Osimhen: Super Eagles star donates 2.5 million naira to Ivorian kid after viral video

Stephen Oladehinde 17:15 - 28.02.2024

Victor Osimhen, the Super Eagles sensation, recently made waves off the pitch with a heartwarming act of generosity, capturing hearts across the football world.

The Napoli striker's kind gesture of donating N2.5 million to a young Ivorian fan has become a viral sensation, showcasing the deep connection between football stars and their supporters.

Osimhen's Touching Gesture to Ivorian Prodigy

In an endearing display of support and encouragement, Victor Osimhen has extended his generosity to an Ivorian child who mimicked the Nigerian forward's style in a video that swiftly spread across social media as reported by Sport Brief.

The clip, shared by notable Nigerian influencer Tunde Ednut, featured the youngster sporting a Nigerian jersey, a face mask, and Osimhen's signature tinted hair, clutching a football, in a heartfelt tribute to the striker.

The video not only caught the attention of thousands online but also touched Osimhen, who was moved to reward the boy's admiration with a N2.5 million gift.

This act of kindness underscores Osimhen's commitment to giving back and supporting his fans, further solidifying his status as a role model both on and off the field.

Osimhen gift kid 2.5 million naira || X
Osimhen gift kid 2.5 million naira || X

Osimhen's Market Heats Up: Chelsea Enters the Race

On the professional front, Victor Osimhen's future has become a hot topic among football's elite clubs. Following an impressive stint at the 2023 African Cup of Nations, where he played a pivotal role in Nigeria's journey to the finals, his stock has risen significantly.

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Victor Osimhen || Imago

Recent reports from Vanguard reveal that Chelsea is the latest heavyweight to express interest in the prolific striker, joining Arsenal and Paris Saint-Germain in what appears to be a bustling race for his signature.

Despite Osimhen's recent contract extension with Serie A champions Napoli, rumours are swirling about a potential move in the summer transfer window.

Chelsea's engagement with Osimhen's representatives signals a serious intent to bring the Super Eagles star to Stamford Bridge, adding an intriguing chapter to the summer transfer saga.