The biography information is about a youg professional footballer in Nigeria who is known as Ahmed Musa, this page provide you all his details including his biography, net worth, how he begun his football career, his educational and family background, his early life and his personal life.
Ahmed Musa Biography
He was Born on October 14, 1992, Ahmed Musa is a professional footballer from Nigeria who plays as a forward and a left winger for the Nigerian national team and Turkish Süper Lig club Sivasspor.
After scoring twice against Argentina at the 2014 FIFA World Cup, Musa became the first Nigerian to score more than once in a game. Musa scored twice against Iceland at the 2018 FIFA World Cup’s group stage to become the first Nigerian to score in two World Cup matches.
He now holds the record for most caps for Nigeria since November 2021 with 107 appearances.
Musa was a member of the Al Nassr team that captured both the Saudi Super Cup and Saudi Premier League in 2019.
Ahmed Musa Profile
|Date Of Birth:
|14 October 1992
|30 years old (2023)
|Place Of Birth:
|Jos , Plateau , Nigeria
|2005–2008 GBS Football Academy
|£2.078 Million Euro
|Net Worth In Naira:
|Net Worth In Dollar:
|$23 Million Dollar
|Net Worth In Euro:
|€22 Million Euro
|Official Facebook Page
|Official Twitter Account
|Official Twitter Account
|Official YouTube Channel
Ahmed Musa Personal Life
His mother Sarah Musa (née Moses), a Christian from Edo state in southern Nigeria, was one of many religions represented in the household from which he was born.
When Musa and his estranged wife Jamila got into an argument in April 2017, the police were called to his house. The couple filed for divorce shortly afterward due to “irreconcilable differences”. Musa wed Juliet Ejue in Abuja on May 23.
Musa bought a second gas station in Nigeria in October 2017. On his Twitter profile, Musa announced his mother Sarah Musa’s passing on January 24, 2019. She’d been sick before.
Ahmed Musa Career
Musa played 18 games 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 later loaned to Kano Pillars F.C., where he set the league record by scoring multiple 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 only 17 years old and hence ineligible for an ITC under the then-current FIFA regulations. When he eventually turned 18 on October 14, 2010, he became lawfully entitled to play for VVV-Venlo.
Ahmed Musa earned the AIT footballer of the year award on March 8, 2011. (national). The Presidential Hotel in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, served as the location for the wedding.
Ghanaian Asamoah Gyan, the BBC African Footballer of the Year, and senior members of the Nigerian football federation, including president Aminu Maigari, attended the event.
Ajax scout Tijani Babangida stated that Ajax were interested in Musa in April, but that the decision would be made at the conclusion of the current campaign, according to Mario Captien, the football director at Venlo, who also claimed that representatives of Tottenham Hotspur had visited the club regarding the player.
Musa scored twice on May 1, 2011, to defeat Feyenoord 3-2 and allay any remaining worries about immediate relegation from the Eredivisie.
Musa made his 2011–12 season debut at home against AFC Ajax in August 2011, having just returned from the 2011 FIFA U–20 World Cup in Colombia, and he scored two goals.
On Eredivisie Live in September, VVV-Venlo chairman Hai Berden said that the club had rejected the Bundesliga’s last-minute offer of €10 million for Musa. The Bundesliga team’s identity was kept a secret.
Musa committed to CSKA Moscow on January 7, 2012, for an unknown sum. On September 17, 2014, he scored a consolation goal in the 82nd minute of a 5-1 UEFA Champions League road loss to A.S. Roma.
Ahmed Musa extended his four-year deal with CSKA on June 1 to the end of the 2018–19 campaign. Only seven players age 23 or younger scored ten or more goals in each of the previous two seasons in the top seven leagues in Europe. He finished the 2015–16 Russian Premier League season as the league’s fifth-highest scorer.
With a club record £16.6 million, Musa joined Leicester City on July 8, 2016. In a friendly game against Barcelona during the 2016 International Champions Cup, which the team lost 4-2, he scored his first goals 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 had yet to record an assist for the team.
Ahmed Musa International Career
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 help the Nigerian squad win 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. Nevertheless, an ankle ailment kept him off the 30-man Super Eagles World Cup roster.
Musa participated in the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia in August on behalf of Nigeria’s U20 team, scoring three goals in five games. FIFA selected Musa for a shortlist of 10 finalists for the Adidas Golden Ball, which was given to the player who excelled the best during the FIFA U-20 World Cup.
Ahmed Musa was one of the four finalists for the Confederation of African Football’s Most Promising Talent Award on December 7, 2011, but Souleymane Coulibaly of the Ivory Coast won.
Musa was selected for the 23-man Nigerian team for the 2013 Africa Cup of Nations.
As Vincent Enyeama retired from international football in October 2015, Nigerian coach Sunday Oliseh named Musa the team’s captain. In 2016, Mikel John Obi was named captain of the Nigerian team, and Musa was promoted to vice captain, reversing the original decision.
He was included in Nigeria’s initial 30-man roster for the 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia in May 2018. Although he gave an excellent performance against Iceland, it was not even enough to keep the West Africans in the competition as they were defeated by Argentina. Musa scored twice on June 22, 2018, as Nigeria defeated Iceland 2-0 in their second World Cup group encounter.
After participating in a friendly against Zimbabwe in June 2019, he passed Nwankwo Kanu to become the third-most capped player for Nigeria. Gernot Rohr, the team’s head coach, appointed him to the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations squad. He competed for Nigeria in the 2021 African Cup of Nations (AFCON), which was held in Cameroun.
Ahmed Musa Salary
The Super Eagles winger’s contract with Fatih Karagumruk is rumored to provide him an annual salary of £2.078 million (about $1 billion), excluding incentives and allowances. This equates to a salary of around £43,298 per week and £173,195 per month.
Ahmed Musa Net Worth
The best Nigerian footballer Ahmed Musa has an estimated net worth of around $23 Million in US Dollar, his net worth in Nigeria currency is equivalent to about ₦16,100,000,000 Naira. Morever his net worth in European currency is going to be around €22 Million. Ahmed Musa archived his net worth from his professional career.