THE BALL – «I never felt the weight of being the most expensive signing in Portuguese football» (Benfica)

The BALL delivered to Darwin Núñez THE silver BALL, which consecrates him as the best scorer of the Portuguese Championship of 2021/2022, in which he registered 26 goals. When receiving the trophy, the Uruguayan, transferred to Liverpool, spoke of his two years at Benfica

– Did you feel the weight of being the most expensive signing for Benfica and Portuguese football?

– No, at no time did I feel any weight. My job is to play football, I’m a forward and I know I have to score goals, but I think that label didn’t have any weight in my time at Benfica. I knew what I was going to do, I knew what I had to do and from the beginning, when I spoke for the first time, when I was introduced, I said that my duty was to play well and score goals and that was always what I worked for.

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