Super Eagles striker, Victor Okoh Boniface has enjoyed a great start to his Bundesliga career, but he wants more.
Ex Royale Union Saint-Gilloise forward, Victor Boniface, has led Leverkusen to their best-ever attacking Bundesliga start, but he isn’t satisfied, Soccernet.ng reports.
The 22-year-old forward has scored five goals in the German top-flight this season, showing his creative side by popping up with two assists as well, combining for seven goal combinations in five games.
The one-time capped Super Eagle has been instrumental in Die Werkself’s surprising title charge as they’re currently level on points with league leaders Bayern Munich, and are still unbeaten in all competitions this season.
Boniface broke a 28-year Bundesliga record during the last matchday, having the most shots on goal after five matchdays. Uwe Wegmann held the previous record with VFL Bochum in the 1994/1995 season.
🚨🚨🎙️| “With 38 shots in 5 matches, you broke the record that belonged to Uwe Wegmann (35 shots in 94/95 for Bochum)”
Victor Boniface: "If you shoot 38 times on goal you should have scored at least 25 goals. That's why I don't congratulate myself."
Elite mentality 👏 pic.twitter.com/frLmX8PPFL
— CentreGoals. (@centregoals) September 27, 2023
The striker learned about the record after Leverkusen defeated Heidenhem 4-1, and his response was unconventional. The striker didn’t feel pleased but rather wanted more.
“No, I really can’t be happy. How would I be? If you shoot 38 times on goal, you have to score at least 25 goals. I scored eight. I have no particular reason to be happy about that.” The striker said, as quoted by Mozzartsports.
The 191cm-tall striker seems to possess a mentality similar to five-time Ballon d’Or winner, Cristiano Ronaldo, as both attackers want to always do more for their teams by helping out with scoring goals.
Meanwhile, Leverkusen and Boniface are not looking to slow down anytime soon as they travel to a winless Mainz this weekend.