‘I would love to share a moment with him’: Wolves striker Fabio Silva shares his dream of playing alongside Portuguese legend Cristiano Ronaldo with the striker’s future unclear when he returns to Molineux following PSV loan
- Wolves’ striker Fabio Silva reveals dream of playing alongside Cristiano Ronaldo
- The Portuguese front man is currently on-loan from Wolves at Dutch side PSV
- Silva also believes he has the same qualities as Real Madrid’s Karim Benzema
Wolverhampton Wanderers striker Fabio Silva has lobbied for a move to play with his ‘idol’ Cristiano Ronaldo.
The Portuguese striker joined Wolves in 2020, but is currently on loan at Dutch side PSV where he’s scored five times in 17 appearances for the club.
With his future with the Premier League side unclear the 20-year-old revealed in an interview with Marca, that it’s his dream to share the same pitch as his hero Cristiano Ronaldo.
‘My idol has always been Cristiano Ronaldo’. Silva said.
‘I would like to play or be able to share a moment with him, so that he can give me some advice’.
Wolves’ Fabio Silva says it would be a dream to play alongside his idol Cristiano Ronaldo
Ronaldo is said to be looking to leave Saudi Arabian side Al-Nassr after just months at the club
Ronaldo is currently at Saudi Pro League side Al-Nassr, although reports have emerged this month that the Portuguese legend is looking to leave the middle east and return to Spain.
Silva continued to clarify his desire to play with the 38-year-old by comparing his playing style to Ronaldo’s former Real Madrid teammate Karim Benzema.
Believing that he and the French striker have a lot in common in terms of the way they play their game.
He added: ‘I look a lot at Karim [Benzema], because we have characteristics in common.
He is not the typical ‘9’ who stays in the area to score goals. He likes to have the ball, to make the connection and to assist. like that, irreverent, different.
Silva joined Wolves in 2020 but has only scored four times for the club in 64 appearances
The striker believes he has a similar playing style to that of Real Madrid star Karim Benzema
I like to move, to ask for the ball in space, I fight a lot, both in defence and in attack’.
Silva moved to Wolves in a club-record deal of £35million deal from Porto, but struggled to make an impact for the midlands club.
In 63 appearances for the club, the striker has only netted four times and has since been sent on loan to Anderlecht and most recently PSV.
He’s had some success in the Netherlands, helping the club beat Ajax in the Dutch Cup final last month, where he converted the final spot-kick in the club’s penalty shoot-out win.
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