Belgium goal hero Divock Origi is without a doubt one of youngest and finest striker player with Kenya roots to enjoy a breakthrough at the world cup thanks to his pace and trickery with the ball.
Things You Didn’t Know Divock Origi Biography
Divock Okoth Origi was born on 18th April 1995 in Ostend and grew up in Houthalen Oost.He is son to a former professional footballer Mike Origi.
Divock Origi is a Belgian professional footballer who plays for Lille on loan from Liverpool and the Belgian national team as a striker. Origi began his career playing football at Genk’s youth academy, but signed for Lille in 2010 where started out playing for the club’s reserve team.
Origi comes from a family of footballers. His father Mike played for KV Oostende (at the time Divock was born) and Racing Genk among other Belgian clubs as well as the Kenya national team. His uncle, Austin Oduor, played for Gor Mahia in the Kenyan Premier League while his other uncles Gerald and Anthony played for Tusker. His cousin Arnold currently plays for Lillestrøm in the Norwegian Tippeligaen and the Kenya national team as a goalkeeper. Origi began his career playing football at Genk’s youth academy, but signed for Lille in May 2010. He started out playing for the club’s reserve team. Its worth noting that The Origi Family is of Luo ethnicity #Luo_is_Not_a_Tribe,Its_a_Calling