Juventus strikers David Trezeguet and Alessandro Del Piero have both claimed goalscoring landmarks in the club’s history.
Trezeguet recently overtook former John Charles and Michel Platini in scoring his 107th goal for the club, while del Piero’s goal in the 3-0 win over Livorno takes him level with Juve vice-president Roberto Bettega on 178 goals.
”I’m happy and proud to have arrived at this target at such a prestigious club,” Trezeguet said.
”I want to thank my team-mates, because all I am able to do depends on them.
”Platini phoned me to give me his compliments. He made really important things in his time, now I’m trying to do it in mine.
”Now, I’d like to be the most prolific foreign player in Juve’s history and score 125 goals.
”It will be difficult but I am keen to do it.”
Trezeguet’s form has led to some observers advocating him for the European Footballer of the Year award.
”Golden Ball? That is deserved for players who entertain people, like Ronaldinho or (Zlatan) Ibrahimovich.
”For sure, those who score make always a pleasure but if I was I fan, they would be the players who’d I’d like to see.
”Those who make the audience shout.”
Meanwhile, Del Piero admitted he was flattered to have drawn level wtih one of the club’s most famous sons.
”I’m not usually aware of these records but that doesn’t mean I don’t know when I arrive at such a point,” said Del Piero.
”It certainly flatters me to achieve this target.”
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