The Super Eagles attacker was the hero for the Yellow Submarine after scoring the goal that took them to the semis.
Villarreal winger Samuel Chukwueze insists assisting the team surpass Bayern Munich in the quarter-final of the Uefa Champions League is one of the very best moments of his life.
The Nigeria international was introduced in the 84th minute with the Spanish side routing by a singular goal on Tuesday night at Allianz Arena. Nevertheless, four minutes later he found the back of the net to make the score 1-1 on the night and assist the Yellow Submarine advance to the last the four with a 2-1 aggregate win.
The 22-year-old has since revealed what his coach Unai Emery said when he introduced him." [He told me] run! He just asked me to run. When you don't have the ball, simply run. That's what he informed me," Chukwueze informed press reporters.
" It [was] not a bad night, I think so. It wanted to be a bad night however unfortunately [for the night], it turned out well." I believe it's a very terrific moment. One of the very best of my life. The best thing that occurs in life is football. I'm so pleased and the team is happy and the fans.That means the goal implies a lot to them."
The Super Eagles attacker then clarified what came to his mind when Gerard Moreno passed the ball to him in a prime position with 2 minutes to go." I just wanted to hit it so it would get in. I didn't squander any time. I just wished to feel the moment," Chukwueze continued.
" I watched 2 hours of videos before this game. I'm just stating due to the fact that throughout the week it was all about the video. It could be three or two hours. If you determine it, it could be more."
After eliminating Bayern Munich, the Spanish outfit will now play Liverpool in the semi-finals. The English side went past Benfica in the last 8 after a 6-4 aggregate win.Another semi-final game will be between Real Madrid and the Premier League champions Manchester City.