FIFA don release dem 12 man shortlist of the official Best Player of the Year award and when we torchlight the list, we see am say our Naija Boy and Super Eagles hit man, Victor Osimhen stand gidigba inside the list.
Victor Osimhen carry Napoli win Serie A title last season, for the first time in more than 30 years. On top of that, the Naija boy become the first Naija man to win Serie A top scorer when him score 26 goals for the season.
E no end there as the 24 years old striker also overtake George Weah as the highest scoring African player for the history of Serie A when him score Napoli only goal wey dem take beat Fiorentina 1-0 back in May. That goal make am 47 goals for Osimhen while George Weah dey 46.
Over the weekend, Victor Osimhen score hat trick as Super Eagles destroy São Tomé and Principe 6-0 for the AFCON 2024 qualifiers wey shele for Uyo stadium.
Other players wey make the FIFA Best shortlist na Julian Alvarez of Argentina and Manchester City, Marcelo Brozovic of Croatia and Al-Nassr, Kevin De Bruyne of Belgium and Manchester City, Ilkay Gundogan of Germany and Barcelona, and Rodri of Spain and Manchester City.
Others na Erling Haaland of Norway and Manchester City, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia of Georgia and Napoli, Kylian Mbappe of France and PSG, Declan Rice of England and Arsenal, Bernardo Silva of Portugal and Manchester City, and Lionel Messi of Argentina and Inter Miami.