Victor Moses – the inspirational journey

Victor Moses

Victor Moses, who was born on 12th December’ 1990 is a 30 years aged Nigerian professional footballer who currently plays as a winger on either flank for Russian club Spartak Moscow and also as a Midfielder.

Moses’ childhood life was way too difficult. He was born to his Christian devotee parents in Lagos, Nigeria and almost in no time when he was 11years old, he ended up as an orphan refugee in England. His friends on getting the knowledge of his parents being murdered by Muslim youths in a religious movement smuggled Victor to a hiding place which led him to be a refugee. On his arrival to Britain, he joined Stanley Technical High School (currently known as Harris Academy) where he used to play football in his school’s football club before he got scouted for the Tandridge Youth Football League by Cosmos Fanclub.

Soon after when Victor was still in high school enjoying his youth football career, the Crystal Palace Fanclub approached him to play for them in their stadium which was just a few streets away from his school. He was about 14 years old when he finally came to be known prominently when he scored goals that crossed a century while playing for Crystal Palace under 14 side. At the Walkers Stadium, Leicester, Moses was the one to have scored all the five goals against Grimsby. All of this when he was just 14 years old.

Victor’s first manager Tony Lois said, “He was like a Christiano Ronaldo of the club.” He was bought by Wigan and was almost a daily starter during the 2011-12 season. Moses was also Chelsea’s ultimate attack-minded signing of a specific year. He scored 8goals and appeared 74times.

Victor Moses is an inspiration to many football aspirants out there and is truly deserving of everything. He is married now and blessed with a son and a daughter, and he continues to be one of the best players of all time.

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