- Victor Moses is a Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Spartak Moscow
- Moses has played 13 games this season for Spartak Moscow netting three goals
- The 30-year-old said he stopped his back-flip celebration because of injury
Former Super Eagles forward Victor Moses has explained that fears not to get injured made him to put an end to his acrobatic back-flip on the football pitch.
Victor Moses is known for this type of celebration anytime he scores a goal for his club and even when he was playing for the Super Eagles of Nigeria.
The Chelsea star was among the Super Eagles players who won the 2013 African Cup of Nations championship in South Africa under late coach Stephen Keshi.
According to the report on Complete Sports, Victor Moses explained that he had to stop the celebration because of the danger of being hurt.
“Sometimes when I score I do backflip celebration, sometimes I don’t, sometimes when in a different mood different reaction, that’s what happens sometimes.
“I try to stop doing the backflips, I don’t think it is good for your legs, you might get injured afterwards so I try to ease it down a little bit.''
Before retiring from the Super Eagles of Nigeria, Victor Moses played 37 games and he scored 12 goals for the three-time African champions.
Earlier, Legit.ng had reported how Nigerian international Victor Moses penned a romantic message to his beautiful wife Josephine as the couple celebrates love on St. Valentine’s Day.
The former Chelsea star tied the knot with his long-time girlfriend in 2017 at a huge occasion which happened in London.
Josephine and the player’s kids have been supportive of his career as they attend most of his matches at both club level as well as at the national team.
And as the world celebrate love on February 14, commemorating St. Valentine’s Day, the Chelsea player who is on loan at Russian club Spartak Moscow expressed happiness.
Moses is definitely enjoying the joy of fatherhood as he earlier posted pictured of his beautiful daughter Josephine and son Austin on social media.
The 30-year-old played for Fenerbache and Inter Milan on loan last season but joined Russian outfit Spartak this summer.
Moses is one of the few Nigerians who have won laurels with club and country including the Europa League, Premier League and AFCON 2013.