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Ahmed Musa is a Nigerian footballer and the current captain of the Nigerian team. He also plays for Fatih Karagumruk, a Turkish Super Lig club, as a left-winger.
While he is no longer in his prime, Musa is still proving himself on the pitch at club level and has already cemented his status as a Super Eagles star.
Ahmed Musa Biography
Ahmed Musa Family
On October 14th, 1992, Musa was born to Alhaji Musa and Sarah Moses in Jos plateau state.
Before the birth of Ahmed Musa, his parents already had four daughters, making Musa the last child and only son.
His family is a multi-religious type as his father is a Muslim who married Musa’s Christian mother as his second wife.
Musa’s father, Alhaji Musa, is from Borno state, while his mother, Sarah Moses, is from Edo State.
Alhaji Musa died when his son was only seven years old, and this led to his mother raising him and his four sisters single-handedly in Edo State.
Sarah once told Sporting Life that raising her children with her husband by her side if he was alive would have made it easier for her as Alhaji Musa was a generous and kind man who took care of all his wives.
Musa began to carve his way at an early age as a footballer and would join different local teams throughout different stages of his life.
Despite being from a country where the chances of making it as a top footballer were low, Musa often acclaimed that he would be a star.
His first real breakthrough to becoming a proper footballer was when Kano Pillars signed him.
He performed excellently as a player and from there attracted clubs on the international scene.
As Musa grew into a proper footballer and came of age, he became the breadwinner of his family and even took care of his extended family. Musa was considered kind and generous by all of his family and would often get compliments that he took after his father.
Musa also reaches out to the needy whenever he is opportune and has helped over forty young adults and children gain freedom from prison.
Unfortunately, in 2019 Sarah became ill, and Musa took to his Twitter account to wish her a speedy recovery.
After a few days, she died on January 24th, 2019.
Taking to social media page after his mum’s death, Musa wrote, what a sad day of my life.
At that time, Musa was playing for Al Nassr FC, a Saudi Arabian club, and because of his mother’s death, the club granted him compassionate leave so he could mourn and bury his mother.
Wife and Children
Musa was formerly married to Jamila Musa, and the union produced two children: Ahmed Musa Jnr, a boy born in 2013, and Halima Musa, a girl born in 2015.
Barely two years after the birth of Halima, their second child, the couple had some disagreements regarding Ahmed Musa’s intention to marry a second wife.
Ahmed Musa posted a picture of his intended second wife and girlfriend Juliet and referred to her as his queen.
In response to the post, Jamila was extremely upset and had series of altercations with her husband in Countesthorpe Leicester.
She later filed a police report against him on domestic violence which led to his arrest.
Musa was released without any charges the same week of his arrest after no evidence was found on him.
The situation worsened their relationship, and the couple decided to file a divorce with claims of irreconcilable differences.
After his arrest, some of his neighbors addressed newsmen on the issue.
One of his neighbors who lived close to his apartment said he has never heard any noise from Musa’s apartment, and he wasn’t aware of his arrest.
Another neighbor described Musa as a nice guy who always had a friendly smile but kept his life private.
A Nigerian man who knows Musa very well said he is a good guy who doesn’t smoke, drinks, party, and has never gotten into any trouble that involved the police. He also concluded by saying that Musa cannot hurt anyone.
After finalizing his divorce from Jamila, Ahmed Musa finally married Juliet.
The couple had their introduction in Juliet’s hometown in Cross River State on March 25th, 2017, and had their wedding on July 1st, 2017.
After his marriage to his second wife, many people criticized Ahmed Musa’s decision, forcing him to address the issue.
He stated he was not perfect, and those criticizing him should make sure they are without sin before pointing fingers at him.
Juliet, Musa’s wife gave birth to a boy Ibrahim in 2018.
House and Cars
Ahmed Musa built his first house in Jos, where he grew up.
However, the house was burgled in 2013 by two armed robbers who attempted to take Jamila, his ex-wife, and Musa Jr, the family’s first child.
Following the incident, Musa moved out of the house and relocated to a mansion in Jos that had a higher upgrade to its security options and gadget.
The new house had a football field made of synthetic grass. It also had a gym, swimming pool, and a mosque.
In 2021 the footballer built a mini housing estate of terrace 20 housing units in Lekki, Lagos State.
The estate is said to be worth 1.4 billion Naira, and it is said that the footballer intends to sell the houses off for profit.
Musa was not only focused on building his house in terms of infrastructure, but he also performed philanthropic duties.
One of his notable was a modern sports complex that he built as a gift to Kano Pillars, the club where his football skills were groomed as a youngster.
Musa has a few luxury car collections, including a Mercedes Benz G-wagon, a Range Rover Sport, and a Range Rover.
Ahmed Musa returned to Kano Pillars in 2021 after failing to find European or Oversea clubs.
However, his stint with its first Professional Club was short-lived as he was able to gain a contract with Fatih Karagumruk. Musa’s contract with the club was $2.5 million annually.
Musa currently has a market value of five million euros and a net worth of 10 million dollars.
This article was updated 1 month ago