Nigeria Lille Striker Victor Osimhen has taken to his official Instagram platform to confirm the death of his father Patrick Osimhen saying how much gutted he is after losing his father to the colds hands of death.
Victor’s father played an crucial role in his football career so far as he was instrumental in helping his way son to the zenith of his career. The Super Eagles point man has been impressive for French side Lille since he joined them as replacement for Nicolas Pepe who has moved to Arsenal.
The 21-year-old superstar confirmed his father’s death in a Instagram post he shared on Sunday morning, May 24.
He wrote: ‘RIP DAD. no word to describe this feeling.’
Fans assumed that when Lille purchased him, Victor Osimhen would not be able to prove himself, but he’s been a blessing to them ever since he joined the team.
His results have also resulted in several clubs in Europe showing interest among these sides are Manchester United and Chelsea.
Chelsea aims to sign Victor Osimhen to give Tammy Abraham a strong Stamford Bridge rivalry while the Red Devils want someone to compete with Marcus Rashford.
Recall that a few years back the name on everybody’s lips when it comes to the world of Nigerian football is that of Golden Eaglets striker Victor Osimhen who impressed Nigerians so much that he was able to warm his way into the hearts of all football lovers in Africa especially Nigerians following his exploits at the FIFA U-17 World Cup which the Golden Eaglets brought home.