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Why is Victor Osimhen wearing a mask?

VICTOR OSIMHEN is one of the hottest players in European football.

The Napoli forward has scored 11 goals in all competitions this season.

Victor Osimhen is one of the most sought-after strikers in Europe

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Victor Osimhen is one of the most sought-after strikers in EuropePhoto credit: Reuters

But he probably would have scored more goals had he been fit all season.

The Nigerian missed nine games at the end of 2021 due to a nasty injury.

Why is Victor Osimhen wearing a mask?

The 23-year-old forward fractured his eye socket during Napoli’s 3-2 defeat by Inter Milan on 24 November.

It was one of many facial fractures he suffered after headbutting Milan Skriniar at the San Siro.

He was fitted with 18 metal screws and six plaques to stabilize his facial features following the horror injury.

Osimhen returned to action for Napoli’s 2-0 Serie A win at Bologna on January 17 wearing a carbon-fibre mask.

He initially found the mask irritating but has slowly gotten used to the protective article.

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