Nigerian football sensation, Victor Osimhen, has reaffirmed his unwavering loyalty to Napoli, expressing his deep affection for the city of Naples, Italy, and its passionate football supporters.
The statement comes in the wake of recent controversy surrounding a video posted on Napoli’s TikTok page. While the club swiftly issued a statement asserting that the video was not intended to offend or disrespect Osimhen, it garnered criticism from some fans. Throughout this episode, Osimhen remained silent.
However, he has now broken his silence and declared his commitment to the Serie A champions.
In a heartfelt message shared on his Instagram account on Sunday, Osimhen stated, “Coming to the City of Naples in 2020 was a wonderful decision for me. The people of Naples have shown me so much love and kindness, and I will not allow anyone to come between us.”
Osimhen went on to emphasize the profound impact that the passionate Napoli supporters and the city itself have had on his career. “The passion of the people of Naples fuels my fire to always play with my heart and soul, and the love for the badge is unwavering as I wear it with pride.”
He also addressed the recent controversy, stating firmly, “The accusations against the people of Naples are untrue. I have a lot of friends who are Napolitans and have become part of my family and everyday life.”
Expressing gratitude for the support he has received, both from Nigerians and fans worldwide, Osimhen remarked, “I appreciate Nigerians and everyone for lending their voices to support and reach out to me. I’m forever grateful.”
In closing, he called for unity, respect, and understanding, concluding with the rallying cry, “FORZA NAPOLI SEMPRE ⚪️,” which translates to “Go Napoli Forever” in support of the club.” which translates to “Go Napoli Forever” in support of the club.