Find out Nigerian National Football Team's Player Odion Ighalo' Family Life with his Wife and Son, alongwith Networth, and Career stats

by John Max Tue Jul,2018
Find out Nigerian National Football Team's Player Odion Ighalo' Family Life with his Wife and Son, alongwith Networth, and Career stats

Odion Ighalo is no new name to any football lover out there. He is a Nigerian international footballer, known for playing with the Premier League club Watford FC and Changchun Yatai. He is also recognized for playing for football clubs like the Udinese and the Lyn. 

Currently twenty-nine years old, Ighalo is married to his long-time girlfriend Sonia and is blessed with three children.

Odion Ighalo Family life with Wife and Children

As mentioned before, the Nigerian footballer is a married man, and he exchanged wedding vows with a woman named Sonia in 2012. The couple shares two sons and a daughter together.

Despite a busy schedule, it seems Ighalo spends quality times with his family. He often visits world mesmerizing holiday destination with his family during vacations.    

Furthermore, on the occasion of his wife birthday which was on 20th March 2018, Ighalo purchased a Range Rover for his wife. With no delay, Sonia took her Instagram to show off her new ride with a caption

“Time and again you 've made me realized that I am a Super lucky wife. Thanks a lot for gifting me such an incredible present LOVE YOU HL.” Sonia wrote alongside the photo of the car.

Odion Ighalo Salary and Net worth

Not only, name and fame Ighalo also has earned tremendous wealth through his thirteen years of playing career. Presently, he gets paid around $10 million with an estimated weekly salary of $264240 from his current club, Changchun Yatai.

Though the star footballer has not revealed his exact figure of net worth, looking at his successful career, his net worth is assumed to be no less than the seven-digit figure.

Odion Ighalo’s Career Stats

Odion Ighalo Club Career

Having started his club career since 2005, Odion Ighalo has played for seven football clubs. These football clubs include Prime, Julius Berger, Lyn, Udinese, Granda Cesena, and Watford. Currently, he is playing for professional Chinese football club, Changchun Yatai where he signed in 2017 for a reported transfer fee of $26.32 million. At the time, his market value was €9.5 million.

Odion Ighalo International Career

Now moving to his international career, Ighalo received his first call-up to the Nigeria national team on 24th March 2015, making his international debut two days later, starting in a 0-1 friendly loss to Uganda. His international career stat as of 26th June 2018:



















In 2018 FIFA World Cup in Russia, he represented Iran national team along with his teammates Brian Idowu, John Obi Mikel, and Francis Uzoho.



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However, the team could not make it to the Round of 16. 


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