From Akure to the world: Bundesliga champion Victor Boniface shares inspiring throwback photo, hints at clebration in Akure

Bayer Leverkusen star Victor Boniface recently shared a throwback picture on social media following Leverkusen’s big win on Sunday, reports.

The city of Leverkusen was ablaze with excitement on Sunday, April 14, as Bayer Leverkusen clinched its first Bundesliga title.

Still in celebratory mood, Boniface took a walk down memory lane, as he shared a photo from his early days playing football. In the post which he made on X, Boniface posted a picture captured from his childhood with the phrase “If you like give up”.

Boniface’s post gives fans a glimpse of his humble beginnings and how far he has come; from playing street soccer in Akure, to becoming a Bundesliga champion in his first year in Germany.

The 23-year-old’s post serves as an inspiration to others to keep pushing and not give up on their dreams.

In a brief interview granted after the title-deciding match, Boniface acknowledged his family and fans in Akure, and also hinted at a celebration saying “we go meet, we go shut down everywhere when I come”.
Watch the video here:

The Nigerian striker was also awarded with an honorary citizenship by the city of Leverkusen alongside his Bayer Leverkusen teammates, including fellow Nigerian football star Nathan Tella.

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