The Federation of International Football Association have congratulated Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen on his transfer from Lille to Napoli.
Osimhen joined the Italian Serie A side for a record €50m and additional bonuses just twelve months after signing for Lille from Charleroi for just €12 million.
The 21-year-old also becomes Nigeria’s most expensive player, eclipsing the £30m of Alex Iwobi’s transfer to Everton.
FIFA congratulated the player who announced himself to the at the FIFA U-17 World cup in Chile back in 2015.
“From starring at the #U17WC with @NGSuperEagles 🇳🇬 in 2015 to becoming @en_sscnapoli’s marquee signing”
“All the best in this next chapter of your career, Victor!” FIFA wrote on their official Twitter account immediately after the deal was announced.
👏 All the best in this next chapter of your career, Victor! pic.twitter.com/TCOqOJm2U8
— FIFA.com (@FIFAcom) July 31, 2020