BREAKING : Nigeria and Lille forward Victor Osimhen’s father passes away
The 21-year-old Lille and Nigeria striker took to Twitter page on Sunday morning to share the heartbreaking news of hid dad’s demise.
“R.I.P Dad, no words to describe this feeling,” a distraught Osimhen posted in a picture with crying emojis.
The devastating news of his father’s death comes just as the much-coveted Osimhen finds himself on the cusp of greatness with several leading European sides jostling for his signature after a barnstorming debut season for Lille.
The Nigeria 21 year old boy who recently talk on an interview how is father help him when he lost is mother in a very young age
“I lost my mom in October, I do not even remember the year. I was small. Three months later, my father lost his job. It was very hard for our family,”
“My brother sold sports newspapers, my sister, oranges in the street and me, bottled water in Lagos in the middle of the traffic. We have to survive so we stick together.
“In the evening, we were all together and we gathered the money on the table. We gave everything to our big sister and she made food and organized everything.
“Part of my life has been a struggle to survive. But that’s all I am today in the end. It’s hard to classify all but each event has created my personality. “
The former Wolfsburg striker has been the subject of intense interest from English Premier League champions-in-waiting Liverpool in particular after finishing as Lille’s top scorer with 18 goals in all competitions.
His heroics also saw his club nominate him for Player of the Season.Numerous fans and well-wishers have also sent words of support to the Nigerian international following the news.