Luis Diaz started 2022 with the right foot, and proof of this is not only the goal he scored with Porto on January 8, in the comeback against the Estoril, but the three awards he received this Sunday, January 9.
In their social networks, the club where the Colombian Mateus Uribe also plays, shared a video where he is seen Fought wearing the awards given to “best player of October / November, the one with the fastest growth and the goal of the month ”in the Portuguese bwin League, that show how important he is being on the attack front this season with Porto.
Regarding the recognition of his talent, but also the perseverance that has led him to be perhaps the best Colombian footballer of the moment, the guajiro commented:
“Very happy to receive these awards that have just been given to me, I will continue working to continue growing in my career, very grateful for obtaining them, thank God, first of all, and with the help of my colleagues and coaching staff I think there would not have been any been possible, so we will continue working in the same way ”.
So far this season, Lucho has sent the ball to the back of the net 15 times, 13 of them for the Primeira Liga and 2 of them for the Champions League (both to AC Milan), being the top gunner of his team, above the Iranian center-forward Mehdi Taremi.
With the 13 goals added in 17 games, the Portuguese league is also the top scorer in this tournament, yes, the first place is shared with the Uruguayan Darwin Nunezby Benfica. In the local competition, the man from Barrancas (La Guajira) also adds 5 assists, that is, he not only scores, but also has the ability to contribute to the goals of his teammates.
Diaz’s most recent score was recorded last Saturday, in the 3-2 victory over Estoril, in which he also provided assistance to Francisco Conceição, With which he showed that not even the covid-19, diagnosed on December 29, managed to affect the magic in his boots when it comes to kicking the ball.
Played the first half of the Primeira Liga, Porto occupies the first place with 47 units out of 51 possible, without losing a single game. It is followed by Sporting Lisboa, the reigning champion, with 44 points, and Benfica, its eternal rival, whom they defeated in December, with 40.
Porto’s next game will be against FC Vileza for the Portuguese Cup quarter-finals and the rest of January they will face Belenenses SAD, FC Famalicão and CS Marítimo on the 16th, 23rd and 30th.
Luis Díaz, will he leave Porto or not?
Although Luis Díaz has been related to great teams of the Old ContainerLike Liverpool, the truth is that after his team’s most recent victory he commented: “I am very focused on the club and very happy to be here.
Who did show that Lucho’s departure is a possibility, as long as the club that wants it pays the 80 million of the termination clause, is its technical director, Sérgio Conceição, at a press conference: “we cannot guess what It will happen. The players have a termination clause, if they pay it we can’t do anything ”.
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