The AC Milan legend didn’t like how the striker played, and he says he was forgiven because he scored a goal.
According to former AC Milan footballer Andrea Pirlo, Liverpool’s Divock Origi didn’t perform well in yesterday’s UEFA Champions League Final.
The striker scored the team’s second goal just three minutes before time ran out.
But Pirlo says the player didn’t perform in the level it was expected from him.
“Divock Origi was awful,” the Italian was quoted by The Mirror.
“He came on in such an important game with that attitude.”
“If he hadn’t scored, they should’ve given him a kicking,” he said.
Meanwhile, Origi was happy with his performance.
“It’s very emotional, it’s something you work so hard for,” the Belgium national team footballer said.
“It’s special for the club, the team, the staff, the players, everyone.”
He continued: “The more you grow up you know life is not always easy but you have to keep fighting in difficult moments.”
“I’ve been getting more and more playing time to help the team and eventually that’s what I tried to do.”
“Whenever I start or come in I try to shine my light and believe in myself, today again I’m happy that I could help the team win this game,” he concluded.
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