Boniface Pays Tribute to Late Mother, Splashes Millions on Branded Diamond Chain

Boniface Pays Tribute to Late Mother, Splashes Millions on Branded Diamond Chain

Chukwu Ikechukwu
April 19, 2024 at 10:34 AM
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  • Victor Boniface has spent millions on an iced-out custom-made chain
  • The Bayer Leverkusen star made the chain in tribute to his late mother
  • Boniface was recently crowned as a Bundesliga champion with Leverkusen

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Victor Boniface celebrated Bayer Leverkusen's historic Bundesliga title victory in style by purchasing a unique diamond piece as a tribute to his late mother.

The 23-year-old forward was instrumental to Xabi Alonso’s men as they clinched their first German league title in the club’s 120-year history, scoring 11 Bundesliga goals in the process and winning several individual awards.

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Victor Boniface splashed millions of Naira to get a branded diamond piece in tribute to his late mother. Photo by Jorg Schuler.
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Boniface, who scored in the 5-0 demolition of Werder Bremen to confirm Bayer Leverkusen’s status as champions, contacted popular Nigerian jeweler Buchi Obasi, to make two diamond chains for him.

Both pieces are reported to be worth a whopping ₦10 million with one of the large pendants featuring an encrusted Diamond inscription that reads “Dreams Are For Real” with a throwback picture of his late mother and his siblings.

The other was constructed specifically to honour his late mother, and it likewise has an encrusted Diamond inscription that reads "Keep Resting Mama."

Boniface reacts to Bundesliga XI shortlist

Meanwhile, Boniface is delighted to have been nominated for the Bundesliga team of the season in his first season in the German topflight after the nominations were made public, Punch NG reports.

The Bayer Leverkusen frontman was included in the shortlist alongside the five best goalkeepers, 10 defenders, 15 midfielders, and nine other attackers from the Bundesliga.

According to a statement on the German top-flight website, all nominated players were chosen based on their performance in official Bundesliga statistics.

How Boniface was key for Leverkusen

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that Boniface has been instrumental in Bayer Leverkusen's groundbreaking maiden Bundesliga win, shattering some remarkable records in the process.

Leverkusen clinched their first-ever German league title by overpowering Werder Bremen 5-0 on April 14, courtesy of goals by the Nigerian forward and teammates, Granit Xhaka and Florian Wirtz.

Die Werkself won the title with five games to spare, amassing an impressive 79 points from 29 matches to end Bayern Munich's 12-year reign.

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Chukwu Ikechukwu Godwin is a journalist with over 9 years of experience in the Nigerian media industry. He has worked both in Radio (Today FM, Rhythm FM, Wish FM) and Television (Silverbird TV) as a Sports Analyst..