Sunday September 20 2015
Bacca 'honoured' by Inzaghi link

Carlos Bacca is “honoured by the comparisons to Pippo Inzaghi” and explained his risky Rabona against Palermo.

The Colombian netted twice in Milan’s 3-2 victory last night, but when the score was 1-1 he was clear on goal only to attempt a Rabona – crossing the legs and striking the ball with the back foot.

“I kicked it that way because I didn’t have confidence taking it with my left foot in that position, while I had more faith in the Rabona,” he told Milan Channel.

Coach Sinisa Mihajlovic was furious and later said it’s fortunate Bacca bagged a brace, otherwise he’d have been “pinned to the wall.”

The former Sevilla striker has now scored three goals in his last three Serie A games, earning comparisons with SuperPippo Inzaghi.

“I am truly honoured by the comparison to a great striker like Inzaghi. I thank the fans for their many messages of affection. I want to repay them with sacrifice and hard work on the field.

“A player must work for the team and not just for himself. I struggled a little in the derby, as the long journey for international duty weighed on me.

“I am very happy with the victory. A striker always wants to play for the biggest clubs and Milan are a big club. I will continue working to give my all to the team.”

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