Victor James Osimhen is a Nigerian professional footballer, born on the 29th of December, 1998. He plays as a striker for Serie A club Napoli and the Nigeria national team. 

Osimhen started his career at the Ultimate Strikers Academy, based in Lagos, Nigeria. In January 2016, after being noticed for his performances at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup, Osimhen committed to a pre-contract with VfL Wolfsburg, stipulating that he would officially join the club in January 2017.

Victor began his senior career in Germany at VfL Wolfsburg in 2017. He made his senior debut in June 2017 and played at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations. Following a season and a half at the club, he moved to Belgian side Charleroi on loan in 2018-2019, before moving to France at Lille. He then transferred to Serie A club Napoli for a club-record fee of 70 million Euros.

He won the Golden Boot award after scoring ten goals in seven games at the 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup which Nigeria won. He is currently the 9th all-time goal scorer of the Nigeria national team.

Victor Osimhen has been named the Serie A Player of the Month for January 2023 and is considered one of the best strikers in Serie A and in the world

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