Tremendous Eagles and Watford goalkeeper Maduka Okoye has when compared himself to former Brazilian goalkeeping legend Nelson de Jesus Silva( Dida).
The 22 calendar year aged shot stopper just connected up with Watford this summer after his loan to his previous club Eredivisie aspect Sparta Rotterdam in January .
Okoye and the Hornets will have to attempt to return to the Leading League following the club was relegated last year.
Okoye claimed Dida was his goalkeeping hero
“Easy Dida! I really do not even need to have to assume about that remedy,” Okoye advised Watfordobserver.co.united kingdom.
“When I was younger I often wanted to be him. I liked AC Milan again then and he was a legend,a real beast in goal.
“People did contact me ‘the young variation of Dida,’ which I preferred.
“I imagine expertise is the most significant thing not your age.
“You can be a young keeper like Gianluigi Donnaruma of Italy :he is 23 but has the encounter of a keeper who is 35 decades previous.
“I’m not expert like Donnaruma but,I would not test to say that ! But for me in basic it’s not about how outdated you are,it is about the knowledge you have of the sport .
“What you make of the time you have on the pitch is crucial .
“If you hold mastering and try to choose excellent information from each individual mentor you have,you can be knowledgeable at a youthful age.”
Okoye made 30 appearances in the Eredivisie final season.
Because producing his debut in 2019 he has played 16 matches for the Tremendous Eagles of Nigeria.
By Toju Sote