Victor Osimhen Believes Khvicha Kvaratskhelia Can Win Ballon d’Or

Victor Osimhen Believes Khvicha Kvaratskhelia Can Win Ballon d’Or

Ibitoye Shittu
  • Khvicha Kvaratskhelia has been incredible for Napoli so far this season
  • Victor Osimhen believes the Georgian will one day win a Ballon d'Or award
  • Napoli are topping the Serie A standings so far and face Atalanta on March 11

Nigerian striker, Victor Osimhen has hailed his teammate at Napoli, Khvicha Kvaratskhelia, claiming the Georgian footballer can go on to win the Ballon d'Or award in the near future.

Osimhen and the 22-year-old have formed one of the best partnerships in Serie A this season, combining for 33 goals and 19 assists for the Naples outfit.

Their incredible performances for Napoli has helped the club lead the Italian top flight league table and many believe they will go all the way to win the title this season.

Osimhen, Kvaratskhelia, Serie A, Napoli
Victor Osimhen believes Khvicha Kvaratskhelia can win a Ballon d'Or award. Photo by Jonathan Moscrop.
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Out of these 33 goals, Osimhen registered 19, with Kvaratskhelia providing six assists for the Nigerian strongman.

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According to the report by Pulse, the Nigerian believes his Georgian teammate has won the hearts of Napoli fans through his brilliant displays.

Osimhen: Kvaratskhelia will win award

“He’s a great guy, I understood that immediately," Osimhen stated. "Everyone loves him in the dressing room, not only for what he does on the pitch but also for what he does off it."
“I believe he can win the Ballon d’Or in the next few years, and I hope he also brings many successes to Napoli,” the Nigerian star added.

Osimhen and Kvaratskhelia are expected to lead the attack for Napoli in their next Serie A game against Atalanta on March 11.

Osimhen pays tribute to Maradona

Sports Brief previously reported on Osimhen paying touching tribute to late football icon, Diego Maradona, hailing the Argentine for his incredible contributions to the success of Napoli in years gone by.

The Nigerian international said he could not over-emphasise what the legendary footballer did for the Italian club, achieving singular success while modern players have to rely on their teamwork.

Osimhen believes the importance of Maradona to Napoli could not be forgotten and the legacy of the Argentine maestro means the team will always be synonymous with one of the true football greats.