Higuaín owes Mertens for one of the most beautiful goals in career (video)

In an interview to promote the new Hypervenom shoe from Nike, tell topspitsen Gonzalo Higuaín and Edinson Cavani on their favourite goals. The Argentine will choose two recent, the Uruguayan one from the old box.

Gonzalo Higuain © Belga Image

The Hypervenom 3 should a football boot for strikers, with extra attention to fit and finish. To get the message force were two toppers for the microphone: Gonzalo Higuaín Juventus and Edinson Cavani of PSG.

‘Actually, I was trained as a offensive midfielder’, surprised Higuaín, ‘but I learned the craft of the striker by at my flaws, but also and especially by my qualities even more out of play. I am now a different football player than in the past. As a striker you need to be especially confident in front of goal, because every opportunity can be an important goal pose. Against two defenders is sometimes difficult, you are in a large extent dependent on the movements of your team mates around you.”

There is the Argentinian also be prompted to choose which goal from his ‘oeuvre’, he the most. He mentions two, both from 2016. “The first is one with Napoli (in may last year against Frosinone, ed), pass (Dries) Mertens. I get the ball aangespeeld on the chest and stand with your back to goal, I see only one way to score: with a bicycle kick. He went very well and it was also a goal that I set a record broke (most goals in the Serie A in one season, ed.).’

The second goal that he nominates is even more recent, from december last year, with his new club Juventus in the top match against AS Roma. Higuaín: “I win first duel, see that my opponent Manolas lies on the ground and decide in a fraction of a second for me to continue in the direction of the penalty area. Also there had to go quickly, because I was enclosed by other defenders. The feeling you get is as many times stronger as that with a crowd.”

The wereldvolley of Cavani

In addition to Higuaín may also Cavani come and tell about his favourite goal. That appears to one from the period that he made his first steps in European football, as a striker of Palermo. Meanwhile, almost ten years ago. “We had a difficult match against Fiorentina. Until there is a cross hidden by a defender and the ball, my direction comes out, at an angle on the edge of the penalty area. The first thing in my mind, was to him one time as a volley to take… fortunately, he went inside. (smiles) It was a goal that a lot of doors for me, opened in Europe, since then my career was just rising.”

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