Italian clubside, Napoli have celebrated Victor Osimhen’s eight place finish at the Ballon d’Or on Monday in Paris.
Osimhen is the first Napoli Player to achieve such feats.
The Nigerian international significantly contributed to Napoli’s first Serie A title in 33 years, becoming the 2022-23 top-scorer in the league with 26 goals in 32 appearances.
Napoli also reached the Champions League quarter-finals last season, the best result for the Partenopei in Europe’s elite competition.
The 24 -year old attacker netted five times in six Champions League games last season and individual achievements, combined with Napoli’s results have allowed the 24-year-old to earn a spot in the top 10 of this year’s Ballon d’Or.
The other players included in the top 10 are Julian Alvarez, Kevin de Bruyne, Erling Haaland, Lylian Mbappé, Leo Messi, Luka Modric, Rodri, Bernardo Silva and Vini Jr.
Osimhen’s teammate Khvicha Kvaratskhelia finished 17th, while Inter stars Lautaro Martinez and Nicolò Barella finished 20th and 27th respectively.
Argentina’s Lionel Messi won a record-breaking eighth Ballon d’Or at the awards in Paris.