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Victor Moses is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a winger for Serie A club Inter Milan, on loan from Premier League club Chelsea. He was born on 12th December 1990. Victor Moses net worth makes him one of the richest footballers in Nigeria.
Victor Moses Profile
Moses was born in Lagos, Nigeria, His father was a pastor. When he was 11, his parents were killed in religious riots in Kaduna when rioters invaded their home.
His relatives paid for him to travel to the UK to claim asylum. He was placed with a foster family in South London.
He attended Stanley Technical High School (now known as the Harris Academy) in South Norwood. Scouted playing football in the local Tandridge League for Cosmos 90 FC, Crystal Palace approached him, with the club’s Selhurst Park stadium just streets away from his school
He was offered a place in the Eagles’ academy, Palace recommended him to the fee-paying Whitgift School in Croydon, where former Arsenal and Chelsea star Colin Pates was coaching the school football team.
Victor Moses Net Worth
Moses first came to prominence at 14 after scoring 50 goals for Palace’s under-14s side. Playing for three years at both Whitgift and Palace, Moses scored over 100 goals as well as helping Whitgift win many School Cups, including a National Cup where Moses scored all five goals in the final against Healing School of Grimsby at the Walkers Stadium, Leicester.
Moses made his first team debut for Palace at the age of 16 on 6 November 2007 in a 1–1 draw with Cardiff City in the Championship.
He kept his place in the side thereafter and scored his first senior goal on 12 March 2008 in a 1–1 draw with West Bromwich Albion.
Victor Moses Net Worth
In total, Moses played 16 times in 2007–08 as Palace reached the Championship play-offs where they lost out to Bristol City
Victor Moses Chelsea
On 23 August 2012, Wigan accepted a fifth bid from Chelsea after they finally met Wigan’s asking price after four previously unsuccessful bids. The player was given permission to speak with Chelsea. On 24 August, Chelsea announced that the transfer of Moses had been completed.
Moses played his first game for Chelsea when he appeared as a substitute against West London rivals Queens Park Rangers on 15 September.
Moses made his full debut for Chelsea when he started the League Cup game against Wolverhampton Wanderers and scored his first goal after 71 minutes in a game that finished 6–0 to the Blues. Moses started his first Champions League game against Nordsjælland. On 31 October, Moses was named Man of the Match against Manchester United in the League Cup, a game Chelsea won 5–4
On 3 November 2012, Moses scored his first Premier League goal for Chelsea in the match against Swansea City, which ended in a 1–1 draw.
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Victor Moses International career
Despite originally hailing from Lagos, Nigeria, Moses initially chose to represent his adopted home of England, featuring for the under-16 team, in which he won the Victory Shield in 2005, and under-17 level. He travelled with the squad to the 2007 UEFA European U-17 Championship in Belgium, scoring three times (including the only goal in the semi-final win over France) to help John Peacock’s side to the competition final, where they were narrowly beaten by a single goal by Spain, though Moses managed to finish as the competition’s top scorer and collect the Golden Boot for doing so.
Victor Moses Net Worth
That same summer, the squad travelled to South Korea for the FIFA U-17 World Cup. Moses finished as the Young Lions’ top scorer, netting three times in the Group B fixtures, but sustained an injury in the victory over Brazil that ruled him out of the competition. Moses’ teammates went on to reach the quarterfinal stage.
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Moses was selected to play for Nigeria against Guatemala in February 2011, but the friendly was cancelled. He then accepted a call-up in March 2011 for Nigeria’s games against Ethiopia and Kenya.
However, he was ruled out of those games because his application to FIFA to switch nationalities was not received in time. It was announced on 1 November 2011 that FIFA had cleared both Moses and Shola Ameobi to play for Nigeria.
Moses was called up to Nigeria’s 23-man squad for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations, scoring two penalties in their final group stage game against Ethiopia, which Nigeria needed to win to go through.
For the second, Ethiopian goalkeeper Sisay Bancha was given his second booking in the events leading to the penalty and was sent off. Ethiopia had already used all three substitutes so their holding midfielder went in goal, and missed Moses’ penalty.
The game ended 2–0. Nigeria went on to win the tournament, their third such title. Moses started in the final and played the entire game.