Victor Wanyama Also known as Victor Mugubi Wanyam is the captain of the Kenya national team, Harambee Stars as well as a professional footballer who plays for Tottenham Hotspur club in the Premier League.
on 7 November 2012 Wanyama became the first ever Kenyan player to score in the UEFA Champions League when he scored the first goal in Celtic’s 2–1 win over Barcelona. Wanyama moved to Premier League club Southampton for £12.5 million on 11 July 2013. Making him the most expensive player sold by a Scottish club, surpassing the £9.5 million Russian club Spartak Moscow paid for Aiden McGeady in 2010.
Victor Wanyama Family History
He went to Kamukunji High School. Then played with JMJ Academy for three years during which time he also joined Kenyan Premier League clubs Nairobi City Stars and AFC Leopards. he joined Allsvenskan club Helsingborg In 2007.
Victor Wanyama Football Career
In May 2007 Wanyama made his debut for the Kenyan national team aged just 15 in a friendly against Nigeria. Wanyama also played in all six of Kenya’s 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers where he captained the national team in 2013.
Victor Wanyama at Beerschot AC
In the summer of 2008 Wanyama signed for Beerschot AC on a four-year contract after a successful trial. He played for the first time in the league match at the end of the 2008–09 season.
Scottish Premier League club Celtic attempted to sign Wanyama but Beerschot did not allow him to leave in the summer of 2010. also, Russian club CSKA Moscow attempted to sign him, but they failed too.
Victor Wanyama in Celtic
Wanyama finally completed a £900,000 move to Celtic from Beerschot AC on 9 July 2011 where he signed a four-year contract, after the Scottish club had failed to sign him the previous year. He became the first ever Kenyan to play in the SPL.
Wanyama chose 67 as his squad number to honour the Lisbon Lions, Celtic’s 1967 European Cup winning team. on 21 August 2011 Wanyama made his Celtic league debut in a 1–0 loss to St Johnstone.
He started in Celtic’s 1–1 draw with Italian team Udinese in the Europa League on 29 September 2011 on his first European match for the club. Wanyama scored his first goal for Celtic in a 1–0 win over Hearts at Celtic Park On 10 December 2011. He earned the Scottish Premier League young player of the month award given his performances during December. Wanyama scored twice against St Mirren at Saint Mirren Park, the second of which was a half volley from 25 yards out in October 2012. He opened the scoring with a powerful header as Celtic shocked Barcelona in the Champions’ League group stage, by beating them 2–1 at Celtic Park On 7 November.
Victor Wanyama plays for Southampton
Wanyama signed for Premier League side Southampton for a fee claimed to be £12.5 million on 11 July 201. This made him the first Kenyan to ever play in the Premier League. 17 August 2013 he made his debut in 1–0 away win against West Bromwich Albion.
Victor Wanyama Injury
He made 24 appearances in his first season, but injuries hindered his efforts to make much of an impact in the team. on 20 September 2014, in the 69th minute, he scored his first goal for the club in a 1–0 league victory over Swansea City at the Liberty Stadium. His great act made him to be awarded the league’s African Player of the Month for September.
Victor Wanyama Tottenham Hotspur
Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur announced that they had reached an agreement with Southampton for the transfer of Wanyama on 23 June 2016. Whereby he signed a fee of £11 million for a five-year contract. Wanyama scored his first goal for the club on his home debut against Crystal Palace, in the 82nd minute of a 1–0 league win for Tottenham.
Victor Wanyama Salary
Here is the salary earned by victor.
|Victor Wanyama||25||£70,000||5 Years||2021|
Tottenham Hotspur Salaries 2017
|Players||Age||Weekly Wage||Contract Left||Contract Until|
|Hugo Lloris||30||£120,000||3 Years||2019|
|Michel Vorm||33||£22,000||2 Years||2018|
|Jan Vertonghen||29||£100,000||2 Years||2018|
|Kyle Walker||26||£70,000||5 Years||2021|
|Toby Alderweireld||27||£75,000||4 Years||2020|
|Ben Davies||23||£30,000||3 Years||2019|
|Danny Rose||26||£30,000||5 Years||2021|
|Kieran Trippier||26||£35,000||4 Years||2020|
|Kevin Wimmer||24||£30,000||5 Years||2021|
|Eric Dier||22||£70,000||5 Years||2021|
|Dele Alli||20||£50,000||6 Years||2022|
|Victor Wanyama||25||£70,000||5 Years||2021|
|Christian Eriksen||24||£75,000||4 Years||2020|
|Moussa Sissoko||27||£95,000||5 Years||2021|
|Moussa Dembele||29||£80,000||3 Years||2019|
|Harry Winks||20||£20,000||3 Years||2019|
|Kevin N’Koudou||21||£20,000||5 Years||2021|
|Vincent Janssen||22||£25,000||4 Years||2020|
|Erik Lamela||24||£70,000||2 Years||2018|
|Heung Min Son||24||£85,000||4 Years||2020|
|Harry Kane||23||£100,000||4 Years||2020|
|Josh Onomah||19||£20,000||4 Years||2020|
Victor Wanyama cars
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Victor Wanyama wife
It’s not clear whether the young footballer is married by now, however there were photos in social media showing him with some celebrities.
Victor Wanyama house
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Victor Wanyama Family
He is the brother of McDonald Mariga who is also a professional footballer. His brothers Thomas and Sylvester Wanyama are also footballers in the Kenyan Premier League. His sister Mercy is a professional basketball player in the USA. He is managed by ExtraTime, and has a boot sponsorship deal with Adidas.
Victor Wanyama News
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