Fifa coins - Kluivert thinks he can improve AS Roma
Justin Kluivert can not wait for his first official match for AS Roma. The nineteen-year-old striker wants to show the Romans that he has a lot more to offer. "I am still young and think I can improve in all respects", said Kluivert Thursday during his presentation. "With this team we can show beautiful things and I want to play a role in that." Kluivert signed a five-year contract with Roma at the end of June, which paid 17.55 million euros to Ajax to buy off the contract for one year from the talented attacker. The son of Patrick Kluivert played 'only' two seasons in the main power of Ajax, but is still square behind his choice to already exchange the Amsterdam club at this stage of his career for AS Roma. "This is a big step for me, this club wants to grow and I hope to join in. The Italian competition may have been less respected for a while, but the level is very high at the moment. below for the Premier League or the Primera División. " Conversations Kluivert, who made his debut against the Dutch national team on March 26 against Portugal (0-3 victory), has talked a lot with his father about the move to Italy. Patrick Kluivert played for AC Milan in the 1997/1998 season. "He knows the competition well, so I talked to him about my transfer, not only about the Serie A, but also about what it takes to grow as a footballer and to reach the highest level. follow in his footsteps. " "Francesco Totti is also a great example for me", says Kluivert about the club icon of Roma that has now been stopped. "I've been talking to him recently when I arrived here, it's a bit exaggerating to say that he played a part in my transfer, but Totti is clearly an example for everyone who comes to play here." Kluivert will play with his number 34 at AS Roma. The attacker has chosen this as a tribute to former teammate Abdelhak Nouri, who has serious and permanent brain damage.