-Former Nigerian player, Wilson Oruma has reportedly gone mad
-He went mad after being duped of a huge sum of money
Former Nigerian midfielder, Wilson Oruma has has virtually gone mad after he was allegedly duped by an unknown pastor.
According to reports, the former Super Eagles star who made millions playing for a number of European clubs is now broke and in state of mental disorder after falling victim to a fraud perpetrated by a supposed man of God and some fake oil businessmen.
Oruma, the reports suggest, lost a whopping sum of N1.2 billion (over 15.1 million in Ghana cedis) to an investment.
A close friend, Emakpor Dibofun has been reported to have revealed that the former Super Eagles star is yet to recover from the fortune he lost to fraudsters.
“Wilson Oruma hasn’t really recovered from the emotional disorder which he suffered after he was duped.
“He has been to several places in search of a lasting solution, but it gets worse after a bit of improvement,” Dibofun is reported by Daily Post to have told Complete Sports.
Oruma spent most of his professional career in France playing for RC Lens, Nancy, Nimes, Sochaux, Marseille and Guingamp. He also played in Servette in Switzerland, Samsunspor of Turkey, and Kavala FC of Greece where he retired in 2010.
On the national side, he played for Nigeria’s U-17, U-23 and the senior national team winning the FIFA U-17 World Cup in 1993, the Olympic gold in 1996 and two bronze medals at the African Cup of Nations in 2002 and 2006.
Oruma's situation comes just a few weeks after former Ivory Coast international and Arsenal defender, Emmanuel Eboue revealed that he has lost everything he had because of a bitter divorce battle.
And it leaves one wondering why they would suffer such fates.
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