Today's Victor Wanyama Talking Points
Victor Mugubi Wanyama (Kenyan English: [ˈvɪktɜ muˈɡubiː wɑˈɲɑːmɑ]; born 25 June 1991) is a Kenyan professional footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder for Premier League club Tottenham Hotspur and captains the Kenya national team.
Wanyama became the first ever Kenyan player to score in the UEFA Champions League when he scored the first goal in Celtic's 2–1 win over Barcelona on 7 November 2012. On 11 July 2013, Wanyama moved to Premier League club Southampton for £12.5 million making him the most expensive player sold by a Scottish club, surpassing the £9.5 million Russian club Spartak Moscow paid for Aiden McGeady in 2010.
He has earned over 40 caps for the Kenyan national team since making his international debut in May 2007 at the age of 15.Close