Known for his defensive skills and ling range strikes is Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi, a professional Nigerian footballer who currently plays for Leicester City and as a defensive midfielder for the Nigerian National team (Super Eagles).
Wilfred Ndidi Net Worth, Salary, Cars and Houses
|Real name||Onyinye Wilfred Ndidi|
|Date of birth||16 December 1996|
|Country of Origin||Federal Republic of Nigeria|
|Net worth||₦13.7 billion|
|Current team||Leicester City F.C.|
Wilfred Ndidi was born on the 16th of December 1996, and began his senior football career in 2015 playing for Genk, a Belgian Pro-League team. He is a native of Delta State, Nigeria but was raised in Lagos, Nigeria.
He stayed at Genk for a year before he signed a transfer deal of 17 million Euros with Leicester City, which was then confirmed on the 5th of January 2017. He solidified his stance as a player in the club scoring a goal against Everton on 7th January 2017.
At the early stage of his football career, Wilfred Ndidi was among the Nigerian youth team while he played for Nathaniel Boys Academy. He was excluded from playing following a report test that he was above the required age grade.
But in October 2015 he was called up by the senior Nigerian team, where he won against DR Congo and Cameroon, and it was from his performance at these games that he was selected as a provisional squad for the 2016 Summer Olympics.
Wilfred Ndidi was brought up by his foster parents Theo and Marleen Van Vlierden alongside his two sisters. The Van Vlierden took Wilfred Ndidi in as their foster child when he first came to Belgium at the age of 17 in January 2014. He is currently married to his long-time girlfriend Dinma Fortune.
Wilfred Ndidi Salary
Wilfred Ndidi makes an annual salary of €4,500,000, and a weekly salary of €91,463 as a Midfielder for Leicester City.
The 25 year old footballer has represented the Nigerian National team- Super Eagles, 36 times. He also joined the EPL team for a €17,000,000 deal from Genk, a Belgian club and he is known as a talented defensive midfielder.
Wilfred Ndidi Net Worth
Playing for an EPL club, it is of no news that Ndidi’s earnings should be through the roof even for a footballer his age. His net worth is claimed to be staked at ₦13.7 billion (€30.3 million).
His current market value is priced at 36 million Euros, and he is ranked worldwide as the 48th Midfielder around the world and because of his market value, he is ranked as number one amongst all footballers in Nigeria.
Wilfred Ndidi Cars
Ranked as the number one footballer in Nigeria at the moment, it is only right that he acquires cars that befit his status regardless of his age. From what is known of Wilfred Ndidi, he is not a flashy person neither is he an extravagant person.
He currently owns a BMW X3, which he has been pictured within Lagos. He bought the above Mercedes-Benz car for his wife but from various reports, he is the proud owner of only one car.
Wilfred Ndidi House
Wilfred Ndidi currently lives in Leicester, England. He acquired his new home in 2017 after spending several weeks at a hotel after joining Leicester City. He stayed at the Marriot Hotel in Enderby for four weeks which cost him about N1.8 Million.
But in 2017, he moved into a 3-bedroom house in Leicester. His house is ten minutes away from the King Power stadium and he described it as ‘perfect for him.’