Victor Osimhen's Lookalike Goes Viral After Reproducing Napoli Striker's Moments in Nigeria: Video

Victor Osimhen's Lookalike Goes Viral After Reproducing Napoli Striker's Moments in Nigeria: Video

Lukman Mumuni
updated at February 13, 2024 at 11:54 AM
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  • Victor Osimhen's lookalike has gone viral on social media
  • The Nigeria striker is set to be named the new CAF PoTY
  • Osimhen led Napoli to the league title for the first time in 33 years

A video of Victor Osimhen's lookalike has been trending on social media after the creator used the Napoli striker's voiceover for his content.

The young Nigerian, who has a striking resemblance to the Super Eagles forward, seems to adore the footballer as he emulates his moves.

In a video that has since gone viral, Osimhen's doppelganger is seen training in a remake of an old scene by the striker, who was training in Nigeria following his return home.

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Victor Osimhen walking onto the pitch during a Super Eagles game. Credit: @NFF @PoojaMedia
Source: Twitter

The interesting part of the video was that, it had the voice of the Napoli star narrating how he had to battle against all odds to make it to the big stage.

The video has drawn huge reactions on social media, with some fans suggesting he meets Osimhen.

Nigerians react to Osimhen's lookalike video

@OlayinkaChris wrote:

Just look at the body movement. So accurate

@NobleBenz added:

This person is Osimhen, there’s nothing you people will say to change my mind

@seame04 posted:

He mimics him so well. This is a talent

@OKWYtycoon wrote:

Man U will sign this Osimhen version!

@Iamkolotayo also posted:

I have watched several videos of this guy and his brother. He mimics Osimhen well. Come to think that I know them very well... Good Guys

@Fozzlepunt added:

Mehn this guy mimics Osimhen perfectly without any error, if you don’t look closely you will begin to think it is Osimhen. Omoh

@HenryIkwunemere tweeted:

Wait! This is not Osimhen for real?

@OluPetersJr wrote:

Osimhen that stopped downloading at 85%

@zamani281 posted:

Very accurate body movements. make Napoli buy am put am for Ali express. Man U go buy am

Osimhen leads race for CAF PoTY award

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Nigerian forward Victor Osimhen emerged as favourite to win the 2023 Africa Player of the Year award after the three-man shortlist was announced on Thursday.

With barely a week to go before the awards ceremony in Marrakech, Morocco, Osimhen has emerged as the favourite to win the gong.

His competitors Salah and Hakimi have not been close in terms of the recent achievements of the 24-year-old.

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Lukman Abdul Mumin is a Sports Journalist based in Accra, Ghana. He has been writing for the past five years. Lukman joined Sports Brief as an Editor for the Local Desk in 2022.