Italian international enjoying life in England.
Southampton striker Pablo Osvaldo has said that he in enjoying life in England and is adapting well to life in the Premier League, noting that the physicality is the only major difference between that and its Serie A and La Liga counterparts, Sky Sports reports.
The 27-year-old made the move to St Mary’s this summer from Italian giants Roma after spending the majority of his career in Serie A, bar a short spell in Spain with Espanyol in 2010/11.
And though he is still adjusting to the style of football played in the Premier League and believes it is more about pace and power than technique, he also appreciates the passion of supporters.
“I am getting adapted to English football. It is very different to Italian and Spanish,” he said.
“In England, football is much more physical than Italian and Spanish, and it is played with an impressive rhythm despite the fact it’s less technical than in Spain.
“What I like very much is the passion of the supporters, it’s like they are crazy during the match but once it ends, everything is calm. They salute their team and go home without any problem, that’s fantastic.”
And though he is glad to be plying his trade in the Premier League, he also outlined his desire to one day play for Argentine giants Boca Juniors before he retires.
“My dream is to play at Boca once I go back to play football in Argentina,” he added.