The Complete biography of Ahmed Musa
Date of Birth: 1992, October 14
Age: 25 years old
Birth Nation: Nigeria
Height: 5 Feet 7 Inch
This is the complete biography of Ahmed Musa, who is a professional football player, who plays as a forward for the Nigerian National Football Team and is currently is playing for Russian football club, CSKA Moscow on loan from English Premier League side Leicester City FC.
He previously played for CSKA Moscow as a full-time player and also for Nigeria in FIFA Confederations Cup, FIFA World Cup 2014 and was in the team of Nigeria that won African Cups of Nations in 2013.
Ahmed Musa ‘s Early Career
Ahmed Musa of Nigerian nationality with African origin was born to Nigerian mother, Sarah Moses on 14 October 1992 on Jos, Nigeria. He has four sisters in his family beside him. Growing up, Ahmed had a troubled childhood and had to go through his father’s death at a very young age.
Ahmed Musa’s Net worth
Ahmed Musa’s salary playing for Leicester City FC is around $3 million that he receives as an annual salary with the weekly wage of $43,000. So his net worth could be assumed to be more than $ 12 million. His current market value is estimated to be $ 18 million.
He is having a great time in his life and enjoy and spends lavishly in building houses in his hometown of Jos in Nigeria and London Home. He is reported to own a fleet of luxurious cars like Honda, Range Rover etc.
He has set up a petrol station as well a fitness sports centre and has spent millions of dollars building a magnificent mansion in his hometown of Jos, Nigeria.
Ahmed Musa’s Professional Career
The biography of Ahmed Musa started playing football at a very early age and joined Nigerian Academy, BS Football Academy in 2008. From the academy, he was loaned to Nigerian clubs like JUTH FC and Kano Pillars FC.
He formerly held the record for most number of goals scored in a single season in Nigeria Premier League before the record was surpassed by Jude Aneke in 2011.
After his success at the Nigerian clubs, he was transferred to Eredivisie division team, VVV-Venlo in 2010. But according to his age issue, he was eligible to play for the Dutch club when he turned 18 on 14 October.
He made his debut for the team against FC Groningen on 30 October.
During his time with the Dutch club, he was awarded AIT Football player of the year in Nigeria.
His impressive performance attracted the teams of Europe such as Tottenham Hotspur and Ajax FC.
But he signed with the Russian club, CSKA Moscow instead, in January 2012. He was a highly successful player at Russian club as his side went on to win Russian League 2012/13,2013/14 and 2015/16, Russian Cup during 2012 /13 seasons and Russia Cup in 2013 and 2014.
He scored freely at CSKA Moscow and was a top goal scorer and was listed among best 33 football players of Russian Championship in 2012/13.
His attractive style of play caught the notice of English Premier League side, Leicester City and signed the Nigerian striker in 2016 for club record transfer fee of $ 23.5 million (£16.6 million). He made his premier league debut against Hull City on 13 August 2016 and scored his first goal for premier league side against Crystal Palace on 22 October 2016.
As of now, Musa is with his former Russian club, CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City whom he signed during January 2018 for 2017/18 season.
Ahmed Musa’s International Career
Ahmed Musa has represented Nigeria in the FIFA U-20 World Cup held at Colombia in 2011 where he scored three goals in the tournament and was nominated for the Golden Ball Award.
He made his debut for the senior team against Madagascar during 2012 African Cup of Nations Qualifier on 5 August 2010 at the age of 17 and scored his first international goal against Kenya in a friendly match in March 2011.
Musa, along with Nigerian players such as Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses, and John Obi Mikel, was among the crucial players that helped Nigeria to win 2013 African Cup of Nation.
He has played at FIFA World Cup 2014 and scored two goals against tournament favourite Argentina in a defeat.
Ahmed Musa’ Personal Life
Ahmed is currently married to his wife, Juliet Ejue whom he married in 2017 after divorcing his former spouse Jamila Musa. Ahmed Musa has two children with his former wife, Halima Musa ( Daughter) and Ahmed Musa Junior (Son).
It was reported that Juliet Ejue was the cause of the separation between Ahmed and Jamila Muse.
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He also got into a legal trouble with the British law when he was arrested for domestic violence for allegedly beating his wife, Jamila in their London home that was worth to be £ 850,000. This is the short biography of Ahmed Musa, and I hope you enjoyed it. Drop your comments below.