Facts of Ahmed Musa
|Full Name:||Ahmed Musa|
|Birth Date:||October 14, 1992|
|Height:||5 feet 6 inches (1.68m)|
|Married||Juliet Ejue and Jamila Musa|
|Net Worth||$18 million|
|Birth Place||Jos, Plateau state|
|Siblings||four elder sisters|
|Kids||three kids: Halima Musa(daughter) and two sons (Ahmed Musa Jr and other name not available)|
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The first Nigerian footballer to score more than one goal in the FIFA World Cup is none other than, Ahmed Musa. He recorded his name in the history of football after scoring twice in the 2014 World Cup against Argentina. Further, plays as a left winger and a forward for AI-Nassr(Saudi Arabian Team) and Nigerian national team. Previously, Ahmed played his club football for Russian division 1 club, CSKA Moscow. Further, Musa scored 18 goals which named him as the player with the most goal scored in a Nigerian Premier League Season. However, his record was later broken in 2011.
Want to know more about this Nigerian professional footballer? If so, then keep scrolling the article below to know more about Ahmed Musa.
Ahmed Musa’s Bio, Age, Nationality, Parents, Education
The Nigerian footballer took birth as the child of the second wife of his father on October 14, 1992. As of now, he is 26 years old. He was born to parents Alhaji Musa(father) and Sarah Moses(mother). Ahmed was born under the birth sign Libra in the city of Jos, Plateau State, Nigeria. Further, he holds Nigerian nationality and belongs to african ethnicity. Moreover, taking birth from a Muslim father and Christian mother, Ahmed follows the muslim religion. Musa’s father was a Muslim from the northern Nigerian state of Borno and his mother was a Christian from Edo State. When Musa was 7 years old, his father died. After his father’s death, Ahmed along with his four older sisters raised by his mother Sarah as a single mother.
Growing up as a kid without a father, he has to face many problems since his early childhood. However, No one knew that, god ahs a secret plan for Musa. Ahmed has great football skills from his early childhood. After he joined BS Football Academy, a Nigerian Academy, he got a chance to sharpen his football skills.
Who is Ahmed Married to? Wife, Kids, and Divorce.
The 26 years Ahmed is a married man. Ahmed tied his knot with Juliet Ejue in 2017. Besides, he hasn’t provided any information about his wedding ceremony. Further, the couple gave birth to a son.
Previously, Ahmed married to Jamila Musa. Ahmed fathered two babies: Halima Musa(daughter) and Ahmed Musa Jr (son) with Jamila. Later, when Ahmed shared a photo with his girlfriend (present wife) Juliet, then conflict began in Ahmed and Jamila’s relation. Jamila and Ahmed got a divorce soon after Ahmed was arrested for domestic violence for allegedly beating his wife Jamila.
How much is Ahmed’s Net worth and Salary?
As of 2019, he has a net worth of $18 million. Talking about is salary, he has got a different amount of salary as per different club. As Ahmed is currently signed to the Saudi Arabian team, he is getting a salary of $3 million (i.e. 1,092,780,000 Naira) from it. Previously, when he playing for Leicester City, he got around $3 million Annually and with the weekly salary of $43,000. As of 2018, his net worth was $10 million which seems to be increased by a great rate in 2019.
Apart from this, Ahmed is one of those who is very much interested in cars and arranging properties. Ahmed has a house worth $1030489 in London. Further, he has the collection of luxurious cars like Range Rover Sport, Honda, Range Rover Velar, Mercedes G-Wagon, and many others. Additionally, he has also gifted his on a small BMW car. Moreover, Ahmed is also a businessman. He has opened a fitness center and a petrol pump spending millions. Further, he has also made a sports complex of worth N500 million which contains a lounge, restaurant, huge event hall, two pitches, and a gym. Besides, Ahmed also has millions of costing luxurious mansion in home town Jos, Nigeria.
Ahmed’s Professional Career
Hamed started his career in joining BS Football Academy in 2008. After developing his skills there for some time, he played for Nigerian clubs Kano Pillars FC and JUTH FC in a loan. Ahmed held the record of most scored goals in the Nigerian Premier League in a single season. Later his record broken by Jude Aneke in 2011. In 2011, he transferred to the Eredivisie division team, VVV-Venlo. Later when he turned 18, he played for the Dutch club after being eligible. On October 30, he made his debut at Dutch for the team against FC Groningen. While Ahmed with Dutch Club, he became the AIT Football Player of the year.
Although Ahmed’s performance attracts the clubs like Ajax FC and Tottenham Hotspur, he signed with the Russian club, CSKA Moscow in January of 2012. After his entry to the Russian club, it won the Russian League continuously from 2012 to 2016. Later, in 2016, the English Premier League side, Leicester City signed Ahmed with worth $23.5 million as a transfer fee. Further, he made his premiere League debut on August 13, 2016 against Hull City. Besides, he scored his first goal in Premier League on October 22, 2016, against Crystal Palace. On August 4, 2018, he signed a contract with AI-Nassr, Saudi Arabian Team with worth $17.58 million.
Height, Weight and Other body features
As an active football player one should always be concerned about their health. Ahmed has maintained his body fit and fine by strong practice in the field, diet and hitting the gym. Further, Ahmed is 5 feet 7 inches (170cm) tall and weighs 62 kg. Besides, he hasn’t disclosed any information about his other body measurenment.