Mostly utilised as a winger at club level, Victor Moses is a versatile attack minded player who sometimes features as a striker for Nigeria. His experience of playing football at the highest level will make him an integral part of the Super Eagles squad as they face a tough task to get out of Group F.
Born in Lagos, Nigeria, Victor Moses came to Britain as an asylum seeker in 2001 and was soon spotted as a footballing talent by Crystal Palace where he spent six years in the youth team before breaking into the senior squad in 2007. His top drawer performances in the English Championship over the next three years soon attracted the attention of Premier League side Wigan Athletic and after proving himself at the top level, Chelsea came calling.
Moses joined the Blues in 2012 and made 23 appearances as part of their Europa League winning squad, but was deemed surplus to requirements following an influx of midfield signings. Searching for first team football, Moses has spent this season on loan at Liverpool where he has featured mainly as a substitute, but has performed well enough when called upon.
Victor Moses began his international career with England, but after representing the Three Lions at youth level he switched allegiances to the country of his birth. He was part of Nigeria's 2013 African Cup of Nations winning squad and has scored six goals in just 17 games to date for his country.
Victor Moses 2014 World Cup Betting Tips
Having featured only intermittently for Liverpool this season, Victor Moses will arrive in Brazil fresher than players who have had a long hard season with their club. He regularly pops up with important goals for his country and can be considered as a lively outsider in the Nigeria Top Goalscorer market.