Lucas Moura and his hat-trick against Ajax: “It was perfect”


  • The Brazilian recognized that “not even in my wildest dreams did I imagine that he would score three goals”
  • “Without a doubt it is the best moment of my career”, assured the hero ‘spur’ of this Champions

If you have to highlight a proper name in the journey from Tottenham to the end of Wanda, this is Lucas Moura’s. The Brazilian striker scored a historic hat-trick in the Johan Cruyff Arena to turn the tie against Ajax, with a goal included in the last minute of the match. A night he will never forget.

“I believed and had high hopes that we would win that game, that we would reach the final, but even in my wildest dreams I did not imagine that I would score three goals. It was really perfect. I wanted to celebrate with my friends and then I wanted to keep the ball. It is the most important ball of my career, “he acknowledged in statements to the UEFA website.

Lucas stressed the merit of Tottenham having reached the Metropolitan Wanda after having seen them in the group stage with Barcelona and eliminated on the way to Dortmund, Manchester City and Ajax. “We arrived here thanks to hard work and we are deservedly playing in this final. Without a doubt it is the best moment of my career. It’s a fantastic feeling to reach the final of the toughest club competition in the world. It’s the realization of a dream and now I want to be the champion. ”
Regarding his rival, Liverpool, the midfielder said that “they are a very strong team with great players. We know each other well. I think it will be very close, but we have the ability and quality to crown ourselves champions. “