Who is Moses Simon?
Born on July 12, 1995, Moses Simon is a footballer from Jos, a city in the Plateau state of Nigeria. He joined Arsenal’s academy when he was only 12 years old. As such, his talent was apparent and he was destined for greatness. He has been a popular player ever since, and his fan base is growing. In the last few years, he has become a household name in Europe, and in his home country, Nigeria.
He has achieved incredible success and is one of the most influential figures in soccer. As a professional, he has played for several teams in Europe, including Chelsea and Manchester United.
Early Life of Moses Simon
Born and raised in Jos, Nigeria, Moses Simon started playing football at a very young age, joining the GBS Academy young academy -This same academy that has produced many successful players, including Musa Ahmed. Well, he continued playing for the academy until he turned twenty. Before then, in 2013, he was signed by French soccer club FC Nantes, and he hasn’t looked back.
He’s from a Christian home and he was born under the horoscope sign of Cancer. The striker attended a local high school but has not revealed if he received further education.
Despite his young age, Moses Simon is a very religious man. He has a really close relationship with his father. His father even had to give him the nickname, Daddy, which he’s still known by, today. The football player also married his fiancee in a traditional ceremony in Jos, Plateau state. His net worth is estimated at around $2 million, and his endorsement deal with Nike is expected to earn him huge amounts of money.
Moses Simon is married for over seven years, now.
He and his wife Ibukun Sarah Adenuga got married on 29th December 2015. The wedding was a beautiful one, attended by several prominent footballers including the Super Eagles. They were engaged in Abuja. Currently, the couple is still very happy, with no signs of extramarital affairs or divorce rumors.
The relationship between Moses Simon and his wife began when the pair was in secondary school. The love between the two was very strong, even when the distance between them grew. When they emigrated to Europe, Moses went to fetch his girlfriend, and they stayed close until the end. They met at a young age and became partners in life.
Simon began his professional football career with AS Trencin in the Slovak Super Liga in 2014. He quickly established himself as a promising young player, scoring 13 goals in 33 appearances in his first season with the club.
In 2015, Simon moved to the Netherlands to join FC Groningen in the Dutch Eredivisie. He played for two seasons with the club, making 70 appearances and scoring 13 goals. He was awarded the Groningen Player of the Year award in his first season.
In 2018, Simon signed with Levante UD in the Spanish La Liga. He played for two seasons with the club, making 57 appearances and scoring 8 goals. He played an integral role in the team’s successful 2018-19 campaign, helping the team finish in the top half of the table.
In 2020, Simon joined FC Nantes on loan, where he continued to impress with his performances on the pitch. He scored his first goal for the club in a match against Marseille, helping Nantes secure a vital 3-1 victory. In the summer of 2021, Simon’s loan move was made permanent, and he signed a four-year contract with the club.
Moses Simon’s net worth is estimated to be around $3 million. His earnings come from his salary as a professional footballer and his endorsement deals with various brands.