What is Ahmed Musa net worth and what kind of lifestyle does he live? Ahmed Musa is a 26-year-old Nigerian professional footballer that operates as a forward and left-winger. He has played for different clubs, including CSA Moscow, Leicester, and is currently in Saudi Arabian outfit Al-Nassr.
A key player in the Nigeria national team, Ahmed Musa became the first Nigerian footballer to score more than 1 goal in a FIFA World Cup match when he netted twice in the game against Argentina in Brazil 2014 FIFA World Cup.
The pacy player also holds the record of the 1st Nigerian to score in 2 FIFA World Cup competitions, when he scored a brace against Iceland in a group stage match in Russia 2018 FIFA World Cup.
Musa is one of the richest footballers in this country. Let’s see how much he is worth, where he was born, what kind of cars he owns, and other personal details about this popular figure.
Ahmed Musa Net Worth
When he was still in Leicester City FC, he earned around $3 million per annum with his weekly wage pegged at $43,000. Now that he is playing for Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia, Ahmed Musa is reportedly earning more than $3 million (about ₦1.1 billion) a year, which is higher than his annual salary at Leicester.
His net worth is estimated to be in the region $7-10 million. His current estimated market value is $18 million.
Ahmed Musa’s Biography
Ahmed Musa was born on October 14, 1992, to Alhaji Musa and Sarah Moses in Jos, Nigeria. He was born in a Muslim family; his mother was the second wife of his father. On the heels of the death of his father when he was 7, he was later raised by a single mother.
Musa started playing football at a very young age and in 2008, he joined the Nigerian Academy, GBS Football Academy, from where he was loaned to Nigerian clubs, such as JUTH FC and Kano Pillars FC.
He is a former record holder for the highest no. of goals scored in a single season in the NPL (Nigeria Premier League), but in 2011, the record was surpassed by Jude Aneke.
Based on his success at these Nigerian clubs, the promising player was transferred to VVV-Venlo, an Eredivisie division side, in 2010. But due to his age issue, he was eligible to feature in games for the Dutch club when he clocked 18 on October 14.
On 30th October, Musa debuted for the team against FC Groningen. He earned an award of AITS Football player of the year in Nigeria during his spell with this Dutch club.
He put up a series of impressive performances, which attracted some teams in Europe like Ajax FC and Tottenham Hotspur.
He, however, elected to join CSKA Moscow in the Russian League in January 2012. Musa had a highly successful stint at this Russian club as his team won the Russian League in 2012/13, 2013/14, and 2015/16. They were also the champions of the Russian Cup in the 2012/13 season and the Russian Super Cup in 2013 and 2014.
He used to score freely at CSKA Moscow. He was a top goal scorer in the league, who got listed as one of the best 33 footballers of Russian Championship in the 2012–13 season.
In July 2016, he joined Leicester City FC that were the English Premier League champions in 2015/16.
A statement on the club’s website read: “Leicester City is delighted to announce that they have reached an agreement for the transfer of striker Ahmed Musa from CSKA Moscow for an undisclosed fee, subject to Premier League and FA approval.”
We later found he was signed for a club-record transfer fee of £16.6 million ($23.5 million). On August 13, 2016, he made his debut in the EPL against Hull City. He scored his 1st goal for the club on 22 October 2016 against Crystal Palace.
He made a move back to CSKA Moscow on loan from Leicester City for the remaining part of the 2017/18 season. In August 2018, the forward penned a deal with Al-Nassr in Saudi Arabia with a 4-year contract for a fee, which is reported to be around $35 million.
In 2011, he represented Nigeria in the FIFA U-20 World Cup at Colombia, scoring 3 goals in the tournament and getting nominated for the Golden Ball Award.
He recorded his debut on August 5, 2010, at the age of 17 for the senior team, (the Super Eagles) against Madagascar during 2012 African Cup of Nations Qualifier. In a friendly match against Kenya, he scored his 1st international goal in March 2011.
Along with Nigerian players like John Obi Mikel, Ogenyi Onazi, Victor Moses, he was one of the major players that helped this country win the 2013 African Cup of Nation.
Ahmed Musa played at FIFA World Cup 2018, where he netted 2 times against Argentina, but the match ended in a defeat for the Super Eagles.
In June 2019, after appearing in a friendly match against Zimbabwe, he became the 3rd most capped footballer for the national team, surpassing Nigerian and Arsenal legend Nwankwo Kanu. Musa was part of the squad that won the bronze medal in the 2019 Africa Cup under coach Gernot Rohr.
Ahmed Musa’s Cars and Houses
He reportedly owns a fleet of luxurious cars, which include Range Rover Sport, Honda, Range Rover Velar, Mercedes G-Wagon, and others. The winger also gifted his son a modest BMW car.
He has a number of houses in his hometown, Jos, and London. The player owns a petrol station (MYCA) and a fitness sports centre. He has spent millions of dollars on building a magnificent mansion in Jos.
He has equally built a sports complex in Kano, which cost ₦500 million. In this complex, there are 2 pitches, a lounge, a restaurant, a gym as well as a large event hall.
Ahmed Musa’s Lifestyle
He has 4 sisters and had a troubled childhood, following the death of his father at a very young age.
He is currently married to Juliet Ejue, whom he tied the knot within 2017 after divorcing Jamila Musa, his former wife. The player has 2 children with the ex-wife — Halima Musa (Daughter) as well as Ahmed Musa Junior (Son).
According to reports, Juliet Ejue was the one that caused the separation between Ahmed and Jamila Muse.
That’s all about Ahmed Musa net worth, biography, cars and lifestyle.
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