- Asisat Oshoala was born in a suburb of Lagos-Nigeria called Ikorodu in 1994
- She has stated that despite being raised from the trenches of Lagos, she will work hard to make it big
Asisat Oshoala who currently spearheads the Barcelona Ladies’ attack seems to be living the life of her dreams despite growing up in the Ikorodu area of Lagos state, Nigeria.
The four-time African Women’s Footballer of the Year who, in January 2019, joined the Spanish outfit in an initial short term loan deal from Dalian Quanjian until the end of last season was rewarded with a permanent contract on June 1, 2019.
Her performances for the club earned her a two-year contract that will keep her in Catalonia until June 2022.
She has since settled well at the club, scoring a total of 27 goals in her 26 appearances and inspired the club to clinch the Spanish Primera Iberdrola title at the just-concluded season.
The Spanish football body crowned the Catalan club champions following their inability to conclude the season due to pandemic.
Today, the 25-year-old Super Falcons' star has acquired so much money through football and thanks to her superb goal-scoring skills on the pitch.
She sent social media agog after she posted a picture of herself beside an exotic 2019 BMW X5 worth $76,754 (about N30 million).
A Turbo-charged 3.0-liter inline-six-cylinder engine, fitted with a standard all-wheel drive, the exotic ride is an eight-speed automatic transmission.
It also has an Apple CarPlay which won't function without subscription and also the standard panoramic moon roof.
She earlier explained that her parents never wanted her to play football while growing up in Lagos.
But the journey was not rosy for Oshoala due to the pressure she faced from her parents who only wanted her to focus on her studies.
“I’m from the trenches of Lagos, so ima get that bag...ain’t no doubt about it,” she wrote while wishing her fans a happy new month.
Meanwhile, Legit.ng earlier reported that Victor Moses was spotted with an expensive Ferrarri 488 GTS Spider worth $280,900 (about N109 million), just days after he missed out of the Europa League winners medal.
The former Nigerian international was part of the Inter Milan squad that reached the final of the concluded season’s Europa League which eventually lost to Spanish outfit Sevilla.
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