By Patrick Akoto
Ghana midfielder Kwadwo Asamoah says he is excited to play alongside his icon Andrea Pirlo.
The 23-year-old has hit the ground running since he joined the Italian champions by putting eye-catching display on his debut on Tuesday as the old ladies thrashed lower division side Aygreville 7-1 in a friendly.
The former Udinise man has heaped praise on Pirlo and thrilled with the idea of playing alongside the Italian legend
â€œ"Iâ€™m excited about playing for the same team as Andrea Pirlo, who has always been my idol. He is still the best for me, because he always plays well,â€ Asamoah told the club's official website.
"He has so much experience, but never changes and for me he is the most important player,â€
"It is a dream to play for Juventus. I am only the second Ghanaian after Appiah," "Juventus are a very big club that won theÂ ScudettoÂ last term. I saw a lot of their matches and I am delighted to be at this club. Having joined Juventus is the best thing in my life."
Asamoah is determined to follow in the footsteps of compatriot Stephen Appiah.