Last Updated: Fri, 04 Oct 2013 09:40
Daniel Osvaldo says he is happy and adapting to English football at Southampton but he aims to play for Boca Juniors before he retires.
The 27-year-old Italy international striker, who moved to St Mary's in a big-money deal from Italian Serie A side AS Roma this summer, has also had an 18-month stint playing in Spain with Espanyol.
Osvaldo finally broke his duck in last weekend's 2-0 home win against Crystal Palace and he claims he is adapting well to life in the Premier League, which he feels is more about strength and pace as opposed to the technical side of the game on the continent.
The Italian also hailed the 'passion' of the English football fans who have also helped him settle into life in England.
In an interview for Telenoche, Osvaldo is quoted as saying: "I am getting adapted to English football. It is very different to Italian and Spanish.
"In England, football is much more physical than Italian and Spanish, and it is played with an impressive rhythm despite the fact it's less technical than in Spain.
"What I like very much is the passion of the supporters, it's like they are crazy during the match but once it ends, everything is calm. They salute their team and go home without any problem, that's fantastic."
Osvaldo was born in Argentina and made his football debut in the country's Second Division for Club Atletico Huracan in 2005. And he revealed that he would like to return to South America and play for Boca Juniors before he hangs up his boots.
He said: "My dream is to play at Boca once I go back to play football in Argentina."
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