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.