Proud of you always - Victor Osimhen's girlfriend in awe of Super Eagles star after 8th place finish in Ballon d'Or

Stefanie Ladewig reacts to Victor Osimhen's 8th place finish at the 2023 Ballon d'or

Proud of you always - Victor Osimhen's girlfriend in awe of Super Eagles star after 8th place finish in Ballon d'Or

David Ben 09:51 - 31.10.2023

Stefanie Ladewig could not hide her delight over Victor Osimhen's historic ranking in the 2023 Ballon d'Or.

Victor Osimhen made history at the 67th edition of the prestigious Ballon d’Or awards presented by France Football.

The 24-year-old Super Eagles striker became the first ever Nigerian footballer to finish in the Top 10 of the Ballon d’Or rankings, after the Napoli striker finished in 8th place.

Osimhen also finished above every single African footballer on the planet in the 2023 ranking released on Monday night by France Football.

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Victor Osimhen ranked No8 in Ballon d'Or rankings || Credit: X

Osimhen’s historic campaign with Napoli in the 2022-23 campaign saw him finish above Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah, PSG’s Achraf Hakimi, Manchester City’s Riyad Mahrez, Al Hilal’s Yassine Bonou, amongst others.

Osimhen who was not present at the Monday’s Gala [which was held at the Théâtre du Châtelet in Paris] due to personal reasons earned praise from fans and supporters on social media who celebrated his remarkable milestone.

Ballon d’Or: Victor Osimhen’s girlfriend sends message to Super Eagles star following 8th place finish

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Stefanie Ladewig, Victor Osimhen and their child || Stefanie Kim Ladewig/via Instagram

Amongst the messages that were sent to the player on social media included one from his longtime girlfriend and mother of his daughter, Stefanie Kim Ladewig.

The 23-year-old German beauty of Cameroonian descent took to her social networks to express her delight at Osimhen’s latest achievement.

Taking to her Instagram account with more than 2K followers, she wrote on her story: ‘@victorosimhen9, well deserved and always proud of you.’

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Stefanie Ladewig | Credit: Instagram story(@kimstefaniie)
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Stefanie Ladewig/via Instagram

Pulse Sports reported that Osimhen and Stefanie Ladewig have been in a relationship since his time at Bundesliga club Wolfsburg.

The couple have done a pretty good job of keeping their relationship away from social media, neither do they follow each other on Instagram.

Stefanie and Osimhen currently have a one year old daughter, Hailey True.