Ahmed Musa, a professional football player from Nigeria who was born on October 14, 1992, competes for the Nigerian national team and Turkish Süper Lig club Sivasspor as a striker and left winger. After scoring twice against Argentina at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Musa became the first Nigerian to score more than once in a game.
After scoring twice against Iceland in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup, Musa became the first Nigerian to score in two World Cup events. Musa was a member of the Al Nassr team that captured both the Saudi Super Cup and Saudi Premier League in 2019.
Ahmed Musa Bio/Wiki
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- Russian Premier League: 2012–13, 2013–14, 2015–16
- Russian Cup: 2012–13
- Russian Super Cup: 2013, 2014
- Saudi Professional League: 2018–19
- Saudi Super Cup: 2019
- African Youth Championship: 2011
- WAFU Nations Cup: 2010
- Africa Cup of Nations: 2013
Ahmed Musa Net Worth
The range of Ahmed Musa’s net worth or income is thought to be between €9,000,000. However, his major occupation as a soccer player has brought him a significant amount of wealth.
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Ahmed Musa FIFA 22 Stats
In FIFA 22, Ahmed Musa has an overall rating of 72 and his potential is also 72.
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Breakthrough in Nigeria
- Musa played 18 appearances for JUTH F.C. in 2008 while on loan from the Healers, scoring four goals in his first two seasons as a professional.
- He was then loaned to Kano Pillars F.C., where he established the league record by scoring numerous pivotal goals as Pillars finished second in the 2009–10 season.
- Up until November 2011, when Jude Aneke of Kaduna United F.C. set a new record of 20 goals, Musa held the record for the most goals ever scored in a single season in the history of the Nigeria Premier League.
- In the summer of 2010, Musa was transferred to the Dutch club VVV-Venlo, but the transfer was delayed since he was just 17 years old and hence ineligible for an ITC under the then-current FIFA regulations.
- When he ultimately turned 18 on October 14, 2010, he became lawfully entitled to play for VVV-Venlo.
- On October 30, less than a week after joining the team, Musa made his VVV-Venlo debut against FC Groningen.
- For VVV-Venlo, he got the game going before being fouled in the 50th minute and was awarded a penalty kick.
- Musa committed to CSKA Moscow on January 7, 2012, for an unknown sum.
- He added a late consolation goal to a 5-1 UEFA Champions League road loss to AS Roma on September 17, 2014.
- Musa extended his four-year deal with CSKA on June 1 through the end of the 2018–19 campaign.
- He was one of just seven players age 23 or younger to score double digits in goals in each of the previous two seasons in Europe’s top seven divisions.
- He concluded the 2015–16 Russian Premier League season as the league’s fifth-highest scorer.
- For a club record £16.6 million, Musa joined Leicester City on July 8, 2016.
- In a friendly game against Barcelona at the 2016 International Champions Cup, in which the team lost 4-2, he scored his first goal for the organization.
- On August 13, 2016, he made his Premier League debut during the team’s 2-1 loss to Hull City on opening day.
- On October 22, 2016, he opened the scoring in a 3-1 victory over Crystal Palace, giving him his first Premier League goal.
- Musa contributed 0.5 vital passes, 0.3 crosses, and 1.2 successful dribbles on average per game by January 2017, however, he has yet to record an assist for the team.
Return to Kano Pillars
- Musa returned to the Nigerian team Kano Pillars on April 13, 2021, for the remainder of the 2020–21 campaign.
- He was called up to the Nigeria national football team camp in April 2010 by Coach Lars Lagerbäck in preparation for the 2010 FIFA World Cup in South Africa after scoring a goal against Benin to assist the Nigerian squad wins the 2010 WAFU Nations Cup.
- Musa’s goal deep into extra time against Burkina Faso in the same event sent Nigeria into the competition’s finals in Abeokuta.
- However, an ankle ailment kept him off the 30-man Super Eagles World Cup team.
- Musa made his senior team debut for Nigeria on August 5, 2010, against Madagascar in a qualifying game for the 2012 Africa Cup of Nations.
- He replaced Mikel John Obi in the 2-0 victory.
- Musa’s first Super Eagles goal came against Kenya in a friendly match in March 2011.
He is currently 31 years old (as of 2023).
He is 170 cm tall.
He plays as a forward.
After his transfer to Sivasspor, his net worth is €9,000,000 (as of 2023).