MEET YOUR HERO AHMED MUSA NIGERIAN INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALLER.

MEET YOUR HERO
AHMED MUSA
NIGERIAN INTERNATIONAL FOOTBALLER.

Ahmed Musa born 14 October 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward and left winger for Turkish Süper Lig club Sivasspor and the Nigeria national team.

Musa became the first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match, after scoring twice against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup. Musa is also the first Nigerian to score in two FIFA World Cup competitions, after scoring twice against Iceland in the group stage of the 2018 FIFA World Cup. With 108 appearances, he is Nigeria’s most capped player since November 2021. Musa was a member of the Al Nassr squad that won the Saudi Premier League and Saudi Super Cup, both in 2019.

Musa began his career in the GBS Football Academy. In 2008, Musa joined JUTH F.C. where he played 18 games, scoring four goals in his first two professional seasons. He joined Kano Pillars F.C., in the 2009–10 season where he set the league record scoring multiple crucial goals as Pillars finished second.
Musa held the record for the highest goals ever scored in one season in the history of the Nigeria Premier League, then later Jude Aneke of Kaduna United F.C. set a new record of 20 goals.

Musa was transferred to Dutch club VVV-Venlo in summer 2010, but the move was held up because he was only 17 years of age and therefore not eligible for an ITC in accordance with the current FIFA rules. He was officially eligible to play for VVV-Venlo on 14 October 2010 when he eventually turned 18 years of age.
Less than a week after arriving at the club, Musa made his debut for VVV-Venlo against FC Groningen on 30 October. He started the game for VVV-Venlo, was fouled in the 50th minute and received a penalty kick.
Rated by Goal.com amongst the Hot 100 young football stars in the world to watch in 2011, Lolade Adewuyi of Goal.com put him on the list of Top Ten Nigerian International Players of 2010 and was also included in IFFHS list of the best 140 players in the world.
On 8 March 2011, Ahmed Musa won the AIT footballer of the year award (national). The ceremony was held at the Presidential Hotel, Port Harcourt, Rivers State. The event had in attendance, BBC African Footballer of the Year winner, Ghanaian Asamoah Gyan and the top officials from the Nigerian football federation including the president Aminu Maigari.
In April, Venlo’s football director Mario Captien said that representatives of Tottenham Hotspur had visited the club regarding the player, also Ajax scout Tijani Babangida said that Ajax were interested in Musa but that the outcome would be decided at the end of the season.
On 1 May 2011, Musa hit a brace to sink Feyenoord 3–2 and end any lingering fears of automatic relegation from the Eredivisie.
In August 2011, after returning from the 2011 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Colombia, Musa made his first appearance of the 2011–12 season at home against AFC Ajax and scored two goals.

In September VVV-Venlo chairman Hai Berden disclosed on Eredivisie Live that VVV-Venlo had turned down a last minute bid of €10 million for Musa from the Bundesliga. The name of the Bundesliga club was not disclosed. 

On 7 January 2012, Musa signed for Russian side CSKA Moscow. On 17 September 2014 he scored an 82nd minute consolation goal in a 5–1 UEFA Champions League away rout to A.S. Roma. On 1 June 2015, Musa signed a new four-year contract with CSKA until the end of the 2018–19 season. He finished the 2015–16 Russian Premier League season as the 5th highest scorer, becoming one of only seven players aged 23 or younger to reach double figures for goals in each of the past two seasons in Europe’s top seven leagues.

On 8 July 2016, Musa moved to Leicester City for a club record £16.6 million. He scored his first goals with the club in a friendly against Barcelona in the 2016 International Champions Cup which ended in a 4–2 loss. He made his Premier League debut on 13 August 2016 in the club’s opening day 2–1 defeat to Hull City. He scored his first Premier League goal with the opener in a 3–1 victory over Crystal Palace on 22 October 2016.
By January 2017.

On 30 January 2018, Musa returned to CSKA Moscow,
On 4 August 2018, Musa moved to Saudi Arabian side Al Nassr. In October 2020, Al Nassr announced that Musa was leaving. 

As a bid to improve football in his mother land On 13 April 2021, Musa rejoined Nigerian club Kano Pillars until the end of the 2020–21 season. On 23 July 2021, Musa joined Turkish club Fatih Karagümrük, signing a two-year contract. After one season, Musa terminated his contract on a mutual agreement. On 2 September 2022, Musa signed on a free transfer for Turkish club Sivasspor on a two-year deal.

Musa played several International tournaments as a member of the 23 men team of Super Eagles.

He was born from a multi-religious family, with his mother Sarah Musa (née Moses) being a Christian from Edo state in the Southern part of Nigeria.
In April 2017, On 23 May, Musa married Juliet Ejue in Abuja.
In October 2017, Musa purchased a second petrol station in Nigeria.
On 24 January 2019.

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