Victor Wanyama

Celtic hero Victor Wanyama was born in Nairobi, Kenya on 25 June 1991 (age 29). Follow @VictorWanyama on Twitter.

Victor Wanyama · Photo: Vagelis Georgariou

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.
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 comes from a very sporting family. His brother McDonald Mariga is also a professional footballer, while his other brothers Thomas and Sylvester Wanyama are also footballers in the Kenyan Premier League. His father, Noah Wanyama, was a footballer for A.F.C. Leopards in the 1980s,[39] and his sister Mercy is a professional basketball player in the USA.

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Vital Celtic · Jan 16

Ex Celtic scout, John Park, joins Legia. Have Celtic missed the boat here?

Celtic Quick News · Dec 9, 2020

Frimpong in Demand

VideoCelts · Dec 9, 2020

Southampton reported to be ‘keeping tabs’ on Celtic defender

The Celtic Star · Nov 9, 2020

Celtic’s hero from Barcelona win, signs new deal

The Celtic Bhoys · Jul 1, 2020

Celtic’s June recap: 10IAR preparations begin

VideoCelts · Jul 1, 2020

‘Merci Celtic, Merci’ Fans react to French Eddie image

HITC · Jun 29, 2020

‘Genius’: Reported Celtic target is one of Barcelona’s ‘biggest mistakes’

The Celtic Bhoys · Jun 25, 2020

The Celtic Bhoys: Exclusive interview with Victor Wanyama

VideoCelts · Jun 10, 2020

‘Lifetime contract for the King’ One message from fans to Celtic after Edouard announcement

Transfer Tavern · Jun 4, 2020

Celtic fans may enjoy ex-Hoops midfielder’s Instagram post reflecting on special moment

The Boot Room · Jun 4, 2020

28-year-old powerhouse posts Celtic throwback on Instagram, weeks after stating he wants return

Celtic Now And Forever · May 21, 2020

Wanyama Blames Spurs For Celtic Transfer Collapse

Celtic Quick News · May 21, 2020

Wanyama Reveals How He Missed Out on Hoops Return

Celts Are Here · May 21, 2020

Victor Wanyama Makes Celtic Transfer Admission

Daily Record · May 21, 2020

Victor Wanyama on Celtic frustration as he lifts lid on aborted Parkhead return

Read Celtic · May 21, 2020

Former Hoops star confirms Celtic’s interest in bringing him back to Parkhead

Celtic Quick News · May 18, 2020


VideoCelts · Apr 26, 2020

Wacky Ibrox coach compares Gerrard signings with Dembele and van Dijk!

Football Insider · Apr 24, 2020

Exclusive: Celtic tipped to sign ‘Younger’ Wanyama after big transfer reveal

Celts Are Here · Apr 22, 2020

‘I can see him going back’ – Pundit Believes Celtic will Re-Sign Fan Favourite

The Celtic Star · Apr 21, 2020

Celtic tipped to bring former star back to Parkhead this Summer despite recent transfer

Football Insider · Apr 21, 2020

‘Huge’ – Exclusive: Powerhouse tipped for sensational Celtic return after transfer reveal

Football Insider · Apr 16, 2020

‘As good as you’ll see…’ – Exclusive: Bruce reacts to Celtic transfer hint from 28-yr-old

Transfer Tavern · Apr 15, 2020

‘Had a chance but chose the £££’ – These Celtic fans fume at former ace’s comments

The Celtic Bhoys · Apr 15, 2020

Victor Wanyama makes exciting claim about Celtic return

The Celtic Star · Apr 14, 2020

“I love that club”: Former Celtic hero shows desire for Parkhead return before retirement

The Celtic Star · Apr 14, 2020

Gary Penrice and Celtic’s British recruitment tactics

Celtic Now And Forever · Apr 14, 2020

Wanyama Makes Celtic “Unfinished Business” Promise

Read Celtic · Apr 14, 2020

“I want to play for Celtic again” – Former Hoops’ star has his eyes set on Parkhead return

Celts Are Here · Apr 14, 2020

Victor Wanyama Addresses ‘RIP Rangers’ Message Outside Celtic Park

Celts Are Here · Apr 14, 2020

Victor Wanyama Confirms Celtic Transfer Intentions

Irish Mick · Apr 8, 2020

RATING Every Neil Lennon CELTIC Signing EVER

The Boot Room · Mar 18, 2020

Celtic urged to beat Rangers in reported race to sign 19-year-old La Liga talent, release clause is £27m

Celtic Now And Forever · Mar 11, 2020

Wanyama Deal To Expensive For Celtic

Read Celtic · Mar 11, 2020

Celtic were right not to sign 52-cap international in January as journalist makes eye-watering contract revelation

FootballFanCast · Mar 10, 2020

Lawwell masterstroke: Celtic were right to avoid potential record-equalling investment – opinion

FootballFanCast · Mar 5, 2020

Celtic left wondering what might have been as reported January target completes move – opinion

Read Celtic · Mar 5, 2020

Gallery: Four Celtic players who could benefit after January Hoops target completed a move elsewhere

Daily Record · Mar 4, 2020

Celtic news round-up as Hoops face defensive poser, bumper Adidas deal looms and Victor Wanyama shuts door on return

67HailHail · Mar 4, 2020

Celtic-linked Victor Wanyama is still too good for the MLS

Read Celtic · Mar 4, 2020

“No ambition”, “Well done Celtic” – These Hoops fans react to transfer update about January transfer target

Read Celtic · Mar 4, 2020

Lennon shouldn’t be disappointed as January target he wanted to sign completes move elsewhere

67HailHail · Mar 4, 2020

Celtic speculation finally over for Victor Wanyama

Evening Times · Mar 4, 2020

Celtic’s interest in Victor Wanyama over as Tottenham star joins MLS’ Montreal Impact

The Boot Room · Mar 4, 2020

‘Lack of ambition’: Some Celtic fans react as reported midfield target ‘admired by Lennon’ makes decision

Celtic Quick News · Mar 4, 2020

Wanyama Seals Deal

Celts Are Here · Mar 4, 2020

Tottenham Make Official Wanyama Announcement

The Celtic Star · Mar 3, 2020

Celtic Target Wanyama Seals Spurs Exit

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