Stuttgart striker, Wamangituka, reveals he’s been playing under false name

Silas Wamangituka

VfB Stuttgart striker, Silas Wamangituka, has revealed to the club that he was a victim of fraudulent practices of his former agent and Wamangituka is not his real name.

Stuttgart said in a statement on Tuesday that the player’s real name is Silas Katompa Mvumpa.

His date of birth is also wrong.

According to the club, Silas was born on Oct. 6, 1998 in Kinshasa, Congo and is thus 22 today, one year older than originally assumed.

The false identity is said to have been made up by Silas’ former agent, who let the then 19-year-old live with him in Paris.

According to Silas, the agent also changed his name and date of birth.