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Nigeria youngster confident he will reach ‘Ronaldo and Messi level’

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The Slavia Prague striker has set enormous goals for his career.

Slavia Prague forward Yira Sor wants to find his place among the best players in the world.

The 21-year-old left Nigeria to kick-start his European career in Czech Republic. His impressive performances in Banik Ostrava caught the attention of Slavia Prague, who signed him for €1.2million in January.

A fantastic half-season followed the move, where Sor quickly found his place in Slavia Prague’s lineup. The Nigerian star scored seven goals in his 17 appearances for the Czech giants, helping them win the league title.

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Sor is at the beginning of his Slavia Prague spell, but he already has bigger dreams for his career.

“I am someone that dreams big, and I am always confident that I can get to the very best,” he told Eagles tracker.

“I believe, and I think I can get to the level of Cristiano Ronaldo, Lionel Messi, Kylian Mbappe, Erling Haaland.

“Whenever I get an opportunity, I try to grab it.

“I wish to play in the Champions League, I wish someday to represent my country, and maybe win trophies. And then, maybe compete for the best player in Africa, and the Balon d’Or.”