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Victor Wanyama Biography

Victor Mugabe Wanyama is a Kenyan footballer who plays as a defensive midfielder or a centre back for Scottish Premier League side Celtic and the Kenya national team. Wanyama signed for Beerschot AC on a four-year contract in summer 2008 and made his debut in a League match at the end of the 2008-09 season. In the summer of 2010 Scottish Premier League club Celtic attempted to sign Wanyama but Beerschot did not allow him to leave. Wanyama scored his first goal for Beerschot on 11 December 2010. On 9 July 2011, Wanyama completed a £900,000 move to Celtic for a four-year contract. Wanyama made his Celtic league debut in a 1-0 loss to St. Johnstone on 21 August 2011. On 10 December 2011, Wanyama scored his first goal for Celtic in a 1-0 win over Hearts at Celtic Park, a tremendous 25-yard strike which hit the top corner. Wanyama made his debut for the Kenyan national team in May 2007, aged just 15 in a friendly against Nigeria. He also played in all six of Kenya's 2010 FIFA World Cup qualifiers. Wanyama became the first ever Kenyan player to score in the UEFA Champions League when he scored the first goal in Celtic's historic 2-1 win over Barcelona on November 7th, 2012.  
Basic Player Info
Full Name Victor Wanyama
Nationality Kenya
Position Midfielder
Current Club Tottenham
Shirt Number 12
Career
Clubs
Tottenham Jul 2016 - Present
Southampton Jul 2013 - Jun 2016
Celtic Jul 2011 - Jul 2013
Koninklijke Beerschot AC Jul 2008 - Jun 2011
National
Kenya Jan 2008 - Apr 2017
Stats
Clubs
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Tottenham
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2017/2018 Premier League 2 0 0 0 0 98
2016/2017 Premier League 36 4 1 10 0 3016
UEFA Champions League 5 0 0 1 0 428
FA Cup 3 0 0 0 0 248
UEFA Europa League 2 1 0 1 0 180
League Cup 1 0 0 0 0 23
Total 49 5 1 12 0 3993
Southampton
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Celtic
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Koninklijke Beerschot AC
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National
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Kenya
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Season Tournament Appearances Goals Assists Yellow Cards Red Cards Minutes Played
2018 Russia WC Qualification Africa 4 0 0 2 0 360
2014 Brazil WC Qualification Africa 7 1 0 0 0 630
2010 South Africa WC Qualification Africa 6 0 0 0 0 244
Total 17 1 0 2 0 1234

Victor Wanyama Latest News & Articles

EPL 2017/18: Five most underrated players to watch out for​
EPL 2017/18: Five most underrated players to watch out for​
Being underrated isn't cool, that's why you should follow these players.
Victor Wanyama: The Kenyan genius at the heart of Tottenham Hotspur's revolution
Victor Wanyama: The Kenyan genius at the heart of Tottenham Hotspur's revolution
Why the Kenyan is one of the most complete defensive midfielders in the Premier League.
Top 10 tweets that embarrassed footballers
Top 10 tweets that embarrassed footballers
Cristiano Ronaldo and Wayne Rooney make the list.
Christian Eriksen's coming of age: How the Dane has taken Tottenham Hotspur to greater heights
Christian Eriksen's coming of age: How the Dane has taken Tottenham Hotspur to greater heights
Tottenham ended the 2016/17 season with the best points tally in their history, coinciding with Christian Eriksen's coming of age.
EPL 2016/17, Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United: 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17, Tottenham Hotspur 2-1 Manchester United: 5 talking points
Harry Kane and Victor Wanyama scored to give Tottenham Hotspur a 2-1 win over Manchester United in the club's historic last home game.
EPL 2016/17: Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Combined XI
EPL 2016/17: Tottenham Hotspur vs Arsenal, Combined XI
Let us see who makes it to the combined eleven from available players of Arsenal and Tottenham ahead of the North London Derby.
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 defensive midfielders ranked
EPL 2016/17: Top 5 defensive midfielders ranked
Comparing the best defensive midfielders in the Premier League in 2016/17.
5 biggest upsets in the group stage of the Champions League
5 biggest upsets in the group stage of the Champions League
Here are 5 times that David did manage to beat Goliath in the Champions League group stage.
EPL 2016/17 - Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17 - Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea - Player Ratings
A Dele Alli brace was enough for Spurs to see off Chelsea.
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 20
SK Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 20
We take a look at the top 10 attackers in the Premier League after the completion of Gameweek 20.
EPL 2016/17 - Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea - 5 Talking Points
EPL 2016/17 - Tottenham Hotspur 2-0 Chelsea - 5 Talking Points
Dele Alli's double was enough for Spurs to see off Chelsea.
Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 16
Power Ranking: Top 10 EPL attackers - Gameweek 16
We take a look at the top 10 attackers after the first set of mid-week fixtures in the Premier League this season.
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur - Player Ratings
EPL 2016/17: Manchester United 1-0 Tottenham Hotspur - Player Ratings
Let's take a look at how both Manchester United and Tottenham Hotspur performed at Old Trafford.
EPL 2016/17: Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Leicester City - 5 talking points
EPL 2016/17: Tottenham Hotspur 1-1 Leicester City - 5 talking points
The top five takeaways from White Hart Lane where Spurs hosted the reigning champions.
2016-17 EFL Cup : Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur - Player Ratings
2016-17 EFL Cup : Liverpool 2-1 Tottenham Hotspur - Player Ratings
The Reds cruised past Tottenham with a 2-1 win at Anfield to enter the quarterfinals of the EFL Cup thanks to a Daniel Sturridge brace.
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