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Soccer News of Wednesday, 15 November 2023


'Hey, when you score, keep calm' - Osimhen recounts the moment Spalletti cautioned him for removing his shirt after a goal

Victor Osimhen and Luciano Spalletti Victor Osimhen and Luciano Spalletti

Napoli forward, Victor Osimhen has recounted to interesting moment former coach Luciano Spalletti scolded him in the dressing room for removing his shirt after scoring a goal.

Osimhen speaking in an interview on the Obi One podcast says Spalletti was a perfectionist who wanted things done his way.

Recounting the moment he removed his shirt after scoring a goal against a tough opponent, Mikel said his former gaffer approached him and asked him to always keep calm.

"I remember when I scored and took off my shirt. I had just gotten my daughter then. He didn't do anything for three days and after the game when I went to the dressing room, he came to me and shook in my hands and said, 'Hey, when you score, keep calm. Don't take off your shirt. Keep calm. Don't lose it, just stay calm."

"He told me specifically that if not you just became a father, you were gonna pay 10,000 euros for what you just did."

"And he passed the warning to the rest of the team."