Currently valued at
between £10-£15million, Kenyan midfielder Victor Wanyama has come the full
length, from the time he was playing community football in the eastlands of
Kenya’s capital Nairobi, and could not afford proper boots.
As per his revelation to the Daily Record, the player first owned a pair of boots as he entered
-I played barefoot. I didn’t get my first pair of boots until I was about 13
or 14 – Puma ones, he said.
Downplaying his achievements, the player, who now has a boot
sponsorship deal with Nike, said that
his is not a unique fete.
-It’s a normal thing in Africa. Not everybody can afford the
Wanyama is one of the primary targets of English Premier
League giants Manchester United, ahead of the January transfer window.