Odion Ighalo

Quick Facts of Odion Ighalo
Celebrated Name Odion Ighalo
Age 30 years old
Nick Name Odion Ighalo
Birth Name Odion Jude Ighalo
Birth Date 1989-06-16
Gender Male
Profession Nigerian footballer
Nationality Nigerian
Place of Birth Lagos, Nigeria
Father Paul Ighalo
Mother Martina Ighalo
Siblings Daniel Ighalo
Ethnicity black
Horoscope Gemini
Religion devout Christian
Marital Status married
Wife Sonia Ighalo
Net Worth $15 million
Height 187 cm
Weight 70 kg
Hair Color black
Eye Color black
Famous for playing striker for English club Manchester United, on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua.
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Who is Odion Ighalo?

Odion Ighalo is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a striker for English club Manchester United, on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. He played for other Italian and English clubs like Udinese, Garanda, Cesena, and Watford. He represented the nation at the 2018 World Cup and was the highest goalscorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign.

What is Odion Ighalo?

Odion Ighalo is a Nigerian professional footballer widely famous for playing striker for English club Manchester United, on loan from Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua.

Where Odion Ighalo from?

Ighalo was born as Odion Jude Ighalo on 16 June 1989 in Lagos and raised in Edo, Nigeria. However, he spent most of the latter days of his early life in Ajegunle, Lagos. Ighalo is known to be a devout Christian and his nationality is Nigerian. His ethnicity is Black and his zodiac is Gemini. He was born to the parents, Paul Ighalo(father) and Martina Ighalo, a former petty trader. He has a Sibling named Daniel. During his childhood, his family was mostly in poverty line as his father was unemployed most of the time and only were survived by his mother who owned a petty shop. His mother played an important role to help him pursue his football career as a childhood dreamer. Further information regarding his education history is currently under review.

Is Odion Ighalo married?

Ighalo is a married man. He has been married to a beautiful woman named, Sonia since 2009. The striker is married for eleven years now with a long stable family environment. The couple is blessed with three children (two sons and a daughter). One of the sons name is Samuel. There are no further gossips about his previous relationships so far. He is very happy with his family and often share family pictures in social media.

What is Odion Ighalo's career?

Ighalo began his football career at Nigerian clubs, like, Prime starting in 2000 until 2005, Julius Berger in 2006. He moved to Norwegian side Lyn in 2007. A year later he started his professional career and was signed by Udinese, spending most of his tenure notably loaned out at Granada. In 2014, he signed for the EFL Championship side Watford and was integral in the club's promotion to the Premier League in the 2014–15 season. In January 2017, Ighalo joined the Chinese Super League club Changchun Yatai for a reported £20 million before moving onto Shanghai Greenland Shenhua. In January 2020, Ighalo returned to the Premier League, joining Manchester United on loan until the end of the 2019–20 season. Regarding his international career, Ighalo made his debut for the Nigerian national team in 2015. He represented the nation at the 2018 World Cup and was the highest goalscorer in the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations qualification campaign. He eventually led Nigeria to a third-place finish at the 2019 Africa Cup of Nations, where he finished in the competition's Team of the Tournament and was crowned Top Scorer.

What is Odion Ighalo's net worth?

The Manchester United striker, Ighalo has an estimated net worth of $15 million as of 2020. His average salary is estimated at $5 million annually. The striker's major source of income is his professional career as a footballer. He has been in the football industry for almost two decades now. so it's plausible to believe his current net worth to be in millions. Additionally, he earns from various endorsements and sponsorships. Further information on his cars, houses, businesses and other assets is currently under review.

What is Odian Ighalo's height?

The Chinese club Shanghai Greenland Shenhua's most sought footballer, Ighalo is now 30 years old as of 2020. The striker has a tall height of 187 cm. As he is an athlete he has slim and muscular body mass that weighs 70 kg. He has black hair color and black eyes color. Further information regarding his overall body measurements is currently under review. He has a straight sexual orientation.

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