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‘The Future Is Yours’ — Agent Calenda Hails Osimhen On Ballon D’Or Feat

‘The Future Is Yours’ — Agent Calenda Hails Osimhen On Ballon D’Or Feat

Victor Osimhen’s agent, Roberto Calenda has lavishes praise on Victor Osimhen after the Nigerian remarkable Ballon d’Or achievement.

Osimhen finished in eighth position in his first-ever nomination for the Ballon d’Or.

The 24-year-old made history as the first Nigerian and Napoli player to achieve the feat.

Calenda celebrated Osimhen’s feat on his X handle.
“8th in Ballon d’Or ranking!
You made history and the future is yours…Victor is coming!!!
Congrats @victorosimhen9,” he wrote.

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The Nigeria international significantly contributed to Napoli’s first Serie A title in 33 years becoming the 2022-23 top-scorer in the league with 26 goals in 32 appearances.

Napoli also reached the Champions League quarter-finals last season, the best result for the Partenopei in Europe’s elite competition.

Osimhen netted five times in six Champions League games last season and individual achievements, combined with Napoli’s results have allowed him earn a spot in the top 10 of this year’s Ballon d’Or.

The other players included in the top 10 are Julian Alvarez, Kevin de Bruyne, Erling Haaland, Lylian Mbappé, Leo Messi, Luka Modric, Rodri, Bernardo Silva and Vini Jr.

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  • zuka chris 6 months ago

    I hereby welcome the African Player of the year 2023; only if CAF do not pull out an INEC magic.

  • Edoman 6 months ago

    Victor Osimhen is the first Nigerian and indeed, the first African to be so honored in our life time. I sincerely thank all those brothers & sisters in Nigeria, Ghana, & South Africa who joined hands to give victor their full support.
    CONGRATULATIONS to “Victor Osimhen of Nigeria”. Hip, hip, hip Ural!

    • FatherJP 6 months ago

      In your lifetime you say? What happened to MO SALLAH, SAMUEL ETOO, GEORGE WEAH, SADIO MANE, NWANKWO KANU etc all who at various times finisher above the 8th position? Oga EDOMAN be calming down please!

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