“Ancelotti is one of the greatest of all time, it was a great honor”

07/14/2022 at 19:03


The striker was introduced as a Fiorentina player and heaped praise on the Real Madrid coach

The Serbian footballer chose to wear number 7 and revealed he was inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo

Luka Jovic was presented this Thursday by the Fiorentina after the former Real Madrid player made his debut this Wednesday with the Italian team in a match against Real Vicenza. The striker got a poker, scoring four goals in just 28 minutes. In a game, exceeded three goals in 51 games with the white t-shirt. The player signed for the Tuscan club until June 30, 2024, with the possibility of extending two additional seasons. Despite what it might seem, the footballer no look back at Carlo Ancelotti, and had good words for him. “It was a great honor to have Ancelotti as a coach, is one of the greatest of all time”, he commented during the press conference.

The Serbian striker is excited and physically fit

The footballer showed his enthusiasm for the new team and explained why he decided to join. “As I’ve said many times, it’s a pleasure for me to be here and to wear this shirt. Many Balkan footballers played an important role in this team and it was a boost“. As for his physical condition, he said he was training and is in good shape. “I trained all summer and I’m pretty good. I have a little calf problem that I’m trying to overcome.”

Jovic chose number 7 and revealed he was inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo

The Serbian striker chose to wear the dorsal 7 at Fiorentina, and he revealed why: “I chose number 7 because it was the only one I liked and it was available. I am inspired by Cristiano Ronaldo, the best player of all time. I hope to do the same thing he did in Italy.”

The Fiorentina player commented that Serie A is a more attacking league with plenty of goals

Jovic talked about differences between La Liga and Serie A, and commented that the Italian is more attacking. “I haven’t had the chance to play in Italy yet, but I’ve always seen it. Now it’s an offensive league with many goals and I want to help increase those numbers as well.“. Also on the Conference League, contest which is new to him. “I have never played in this competition, but I have experience in Europe and I think we have the qualities to go far”.

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