Super Eagles and Napoli striker, Victor Osimhen has revealed that he started out his football career as a defender before switching to a forward role.
Osimhen has been superb for the Partenopei this season as he is the current highest goalscorer in Serie A with 18 goals and three assists in 19 games.
In an interview with Sorare he revealed that he was initially a defender and he also stated that he idolized Ivory Coast legend Didier Drogba while growing up.
“I was actually a defender,” Osimhen said
Osimhen has racked up 19 goals and three assists in 23 games across all competitions for Napoli this season.
Napoli sit atop the Serie A table after garnering 62 points from 23 games.
Napoli play Eintracht Frankfurt next in a UEFA Champions League round of 16 first leg fixture on Tuesday February 21 at the Deutsche Bank Park.