Victor Osimhen Super Eagles star, made history on Monday night, October 30 as the first Napoli player and also Nigerian footballer to make the top 10 of the prestigious Ballon d’Or rankings.
The Edo born striker is the No. 8 best football player in the world on the 2023 Ballon d’Or list.
The 24-year-old Nigeria international contributed to Napoli’s first Serie A title in 33 years, becoming the 2022–23 top scorer in the league with 26 goals in 32 appearances.
Victor Osimhen scored five times in six Champions League games last season, alongside his individual achievements, combined with Napoli’s results, allowed him to earn a spot in the top 10 of this year’s Ballon d’Or.