Nairobi, Kenya – Victor Wanyama a defensive mid-fielder for major league soccer club Montreal Impact has distanced himself from a video circulating online terming it false and aimed at scandalizing his good name.
The video in question that has already gone viral, a socialite by the name Shakila on live chat with a vlogger, xtiandela on Instagram claimed that she had bedded over fifteen Kenyan celebrities including Victor Wanyama.
Taking to his Twitter account on Tuesday, Victor Wanyama released a statement dismissing claims made by the socialite. He said, “the allegations made are manifestly fictitious clearly meant to boost the online audience of both maker of the insulting allegations and the publisher of the video.”
The international star further stated that he has worked so hard to build his character and standing in the society and such malicious accusations against his name are unacceptable.
“I have worked long and hard to build my character and standing in society. Such malicious, scandalizing and false assertions about my name and character are UNACCEPTABLE to me, my family and institutions who have placed great trust in me.” The statement read.
The footballer noted that he is going to use the resources available to him in order to protect his good name, and bring the perpetrators to book.
“I’m prepared to go to great lengths to protect my good name and character, consequently and with the blessing of my management team, I have instructed my legal team to pursue all legal remedies available to me and to which I have the unreserved right to seek,” the statement said.