Victor Wanyama Biography Including News and Salary

Victor Wanyama is brother to McDonald Mariga who is also a professional footballer.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

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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
Tom Carroll 24 £25,000
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

Here are some pictures of cars owned by Victor.

Victor Wanyama Cars
Victor Wanyama Cars

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.

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Victor Wanyama wife

Victor Wanyama house

Below find pictures of Victors house

Victor Wanyama House

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.

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Victor Wanyama News

This segment will show all the latest news about victor’s life and professional football life. You can follow him on twitter

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