Super Eagles Striker victor Osimhen reveals in a ln interview with Popular radio Station, Nigerian Info(99.3FM) how he chose Wolfsburg ahead of top teams and his struggles before becoming a professional footballer.

The 20 Years old Lille star striker was received last Night at Popular radio Station, Nigerian Info and was made to answer various questions by On-Air-Personalities conducting the Interview in regards to his challenges and success stories.

Q1 - AFTER THE U-17 WORLD CUP, WHY DID YOU CHOOSE WOLFSBURG?
"I had offers from Barcelona, Arsenal, Inter Milan and Ajax, I spoke with Arsene Wenger, and he told me the first team wasn't guaranteed, I also spoke with my elder brother and he said Wolfsburg would be okay for me. I chose Wolfsburg and it was perfect for me."




Q2 - DID YOU FAIL TRIALS WITH TWO DIFFERENT CLUBS?
" ... I was hospitalized for for one month due to an headache which made me not able to work nor do anything. " 

He also revealed Belgian side Zulte rejected him in a trial due to illness and then he returns to Wolfsburg to continue his recovery processes. He further revealed that he was rejected by club brugge because of failed trial with Zulte even though he passed the Medicals.
"Two days before the transfer market deadline,I received a call from sporting Charleroi's President and was signed with undergoing Medicals." 
He also revealed that the President would have signed him Immediately after the U-17 World cup but couldn't due to no funds.


Q3 - HOW DID YOU GET TO LILLE?
"My agent told Me about the interest from Lille and Monaco but i chose Lille". 

Osimhen also revealed he needed to have a strong Mentality in order to fit into the shoes of outgoing playamer and current arsenal player, Nicholas Pepe.

Q4 - HOW DOES IT FEEL TO PLAY FOR THE SUPER EAGLES ?
" It's been my dream to represent in Nigeria in the highest level. To me, I am very happy to put smiles on the faces of Nigerians."

Osimhem further received more questions from the Fans on Social Media;




Q5: WHO IS YOUR GREATEST SUPER EAGLES PLAYER OF ALL TIME ?
"It's really hard for me to pick, (LATE) Rashidi Yekini, Odion Ighalo, Mutiu Adepoju, Yakubu (Aiyegbeni), Obafemi Martins. For Me, they've all done well for the Nation.


Q5 - WHICH CLUB DID YOU SUPPORT BEFORE PLAYING FOR LILLE ?
" Barcelona"

Q6 - WHO IS BETTER BETWEEN YOU AND TAMMY ABRAHAM ?
" I think  we're kinda different, the way we score goals is really different, I tink we have to leave that for the fans, I can't really pick."


Q7 - WHO IS YOUR MENTOR?
"Didier drogba, Ighalo, Lewandowski, Obafemi Martins, Johan cryuff, Zlatan Ibrahimovic. I have watched them a lot and learnt one or two things to add to my quality"

Q8- WHAT OTHER TRAINING DID YOU DO AFTER THE U-17 WORLD CUP ?
"I learnt from the past striker, i watch some of them play, ...I had to work in Motivation."




Q9- HOW DID YOU ADAPT WITH THE EUROPEAN WEATHER ?
" I came with my Dad to spend 2 month, but he only spent 3 weeks before leaving. I adapted by the grace of God. I spent about 1 year six month at Wolfsburg and already adapted."


Q10 - AT WHAT POINT IN TIME DOD IT STRIKE YOU THAT YOU'LL PLAY FOR THE SUPER EAGLES ?
"At a point, I was playing street football and on an attempt to score a bicycle kick, I got a dislocation and from then I was determined to make it to the top because I wouldn't want all these to go for nothing."

Q11 - WHAT DO YOU HAVE TO SAY TO NIGERIANS ?
"I don't even know what to say, Thank you all for your support, I really appreciate each and every one of you. I even saw your messages when I was in the hospital, I say thank you to each and every one of you."