Victor Moses reportedly donates whopping £20,000 to struggling former side Wigan Athletic

Victor Moses reportedly donates whopping £20,000 to struggling former side Wigan Athletic

- Victor Moses scored 8 goals in 74 appearances for Wigan between year 2010 and 2012

- The Nigerian then joined London club Chelsea as the Blues were impressed

- Moses is helping the Lactics with huge money as they are in financial troubles

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Victor Moses made an anonymous donation to his former club Wigan Athletic where he played between 2010 and 2012 in a bid to assist the club which is currently rocked in financial crisis.

The Wigan Athletic Supporters Club opened a crowdfunding channel online seeking about £750,000 to help the club from further crisis having recently relegated from the Championship to League One.

Although the former Nigerian international made an anonymous donation to the cause, the fundraisers wanted to make sure the Chelsea winger get his deserved recognition.

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And SunSport are reporting that the 29-year-old made a donation of £20,000 (about N10million) to assist his former team.

Wigan tweeted: “Thank you Victor Moses. Victor has pledged a significant donation to Save Our Club!”

Chairperson Caroline Molyneux said: “Wow - what can we say?

“When Victor got in touch to say he wanted to help by donating such a substantial amount, I just couldn’t believe what I was hearing - it’s such an incredible gesture.

“Victor wanted to make the donation and remain anonymous but we simply had to make sure he gets the recognition he deserves.

“Victor’s contribution has taken us past £650,000 and to within £100,000 of our next target of £750,000."

Victor Moses donates whopping £20,000 to struggling former side Wigan Athletic.
Victor Moses in action at Wigan. Photo Credit: Getty Images
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Meanwhile, Moses was recently 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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He has returned to his parent club Chelsea after he spent half of last season on loan at Italian club Inter Milan. earlier reported that 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.

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