On Thursday afternoon, March 3, Sampdoria defeated Parma in the round with the number 27 in Serie A, score 1-0, the only goal being scored by the 20-year-old Argentine player Mauro Icardi. Sampdoria striker reached to 8 goals in this Serie A season, all scored in 2013.
The new sensation from the Serie A football is the only player in the top five European leagues that keep up with the two major rivals from the current football: Lionel Messi and Cristiano Ronaldo.
Besides the two superstars from Spain, no other player in the major European leagues has scored more in the championship than Icardi, in 2013.
Messi has 13 goals, while Ronaldo scored 10 times in 2013.
The Argentine player from FC Barcelona, Leo Messi, has 13 goals this year in La Liga, while Cristiano Ronaldo scored 10 goals in the league in 2013. Immediately after the two, in this rankings is the young Icardi, with 8 successes: two with Juventus, four with Pescara, and one both against AS Roma and Parma.
The figures succeeded by the Argentine could propel him to a top Italian team next season, both Inter and Napoli already showing their interest in Sampdoria player.
According to Italian media, Inter is in pole position, already trying to lure the young striker. Thus at Sampdoria could reach in exchange Antonio Cassano.