My second marriage makes me a happy man – Musa

Musa and Juliet
Shell Nigeria

Ahmed Musa Super Eagles and Leicester City forward has found happiness again, this he says was possible because of his second wife Juliet Ejue.

He says, “Marriage is not new to me but I believe it was a right move to make when I did,” “The past remains in the past.

“I’m happy now and I think well and I can focus on my game which suffered a bit.”

Brief History of Ahmed Musa

Ahmed Musa (born 14 October 1992) is a Nigerian professional footballer who plays as a forward for Premier League club Leicester City and the Nigeria national team.

Musa is the first Nigerian to score more than once in a FIFA World Cup match after scoring twice against Argentina in the 2014 FIFA World Cup.

Breakthrough in Nigeria

In September, 2007, a local publication in Jos, Nigeria featured Ahmed Musa on its Undiscovered Talent column. In 2008, he was loaned to JUTH F.C. where he played 18 games, scoring four goals in his first two professional seasons for the Healers. He was subsequently loaned to Kano Pillars F.C., in the 2009–10 season where he set the league record scoring multiple crucial goals as Pillars finished second.

Musa previously held the record for the highest goals ever scored in one season in the history of the Nigeria Premier League until November 2011 when Jude Aneke of Kaduna United F.C. set a new goals record of 20 goals.

Leicester City

On 8 July 2016, Musa moved to Leicester City for a club record £16.6 million. He scored his first goals with the club in a friendly against Barcelona in the 2016 International Champions Cup which ended in a 4–2 loss. He made his Premier League debut on 13 August 2016 in the club’s opening day 2–1 defeat to Hull City. He scored his first Premier League with the opening goal in a 3–1 victory over Crystal Palace on 22 October 2016.

By January 2017, Musa was yet to register an assist for the club, contributing an average of 0.5 key passes, 0.3 crosses and 1.2 successful dribbles per game.