Villarreal of Spain youngster, Samuel Chukwueze has revealed that he had tears in his eyes after going on in the second half of his side’s UEFA Europa League clash against Glasgow Rangers of Scotland.
Although the Chile 2015 FIFA U-17 World Cup winner admitted he would have loved to see his side win the encounter on Thursday, Chukwueze says the fact that he even played at all was like a dream for him and is praying for God to help him do better in days ahead.
Information gathered by footballlive.ng reveals that the fast-rising winger-cum-attacker is now looking forward to more opportunities with The Yellow Submarine, as he aims to make his mark with the club that once paid the wages of ex-Super Eagles striker, Ikechukwu Uche.
Chukwueze said Thursday’s match will remain ever fresh on his mind, as it marked the climax of his rapid progression from the youth ranks of Villarreal into the main team of the Liga club.
The 19-year-old Chukwueze, who got off the bench in his side’s 2-2 home draw with Rangers, said he hopes to get more playing time after he made his long-awaited senior debut for Villarreal.
He recounted: “I had tears of joy in my eyes regardless of the fact that I came in as a substitute at the 79th minute, I was able to make some impact and was impressed by my performance.
“I give God the glory for making my dream a huge reality before my eyes. I also pray for a better opportunity and more playing time considering how i started from U20 to Villarreal Team B and then to the main team of the Spanish club.”