Victor Osimhen is known for his strength, pace, and energy and he has become one of the Serie A’s hottest properties.
The attacker has revealed what helps him stand up against defenders as he brushed off talks about playing with caution as a result of his face mask.
The former Lille attacker in an interview with Radio Kiss Kiss in Napoli said the doctors had given him the go to play and he totally trusts them.
He said the face mask is just a precaution as the real protection is his mentality.
“I try not to give weight to the injury suffered. The doctors reassured me that I have fully recovered and that I am fine. And so it is. The mask is just a precaution. These coming are the last weeks that I will continue to wear it. The Mask is a second protection for me, the first is my mentality, this is what allows me to fight without fear against the defenders “.
Much Stronger Than Criticisms
The Super Eagles attacker said he feels at home in Naples now and is taking the criticisms as they come. Osimhen said he connects with fans on the street of Naples and feels their love.
“For me it was a special moment when I arrived in Naples. At the beginning it was an alternation of ups and downs but it’s normal, it’s football. The criticisms I have received may also be there. But since I’ve been in the city I’ve tried to live it as much as possible, to interact. I see the happy fans when they meet me on the street. I feel a lot of their love that I now feel is much stronger than the criticisms. And this makes me very happy,”
Osimhen is considered one of Napoli’s most important players as he continues to find his way around a stronger form in Naples.