Benfica forward Lima hails ‘best moment’ of his career
Benfica forward Lima has revealed he is in the “best moment” of his career as his double helped win the Portuguese League Championship last weekend and now he has targeted Europa League success.
Juventus stand in Benfica’s way of reaching another Europa League final but the 30-year-old believes they can reach their second consecutive final.
Lima was quoted by Tuttosport, he said: “I can say that this is the best moment I have experienced as a player.
“The title we have just won embodies the essence of Benfica, I am happy for everything, this club and its wonderful supporters.”
Football Italia quoted the Brazilian forward about the Europa League tie with Juve, Lima said: “The Europa League, as we have seen, is a very tough competition, more demanding than last year, when we reached the final.
“And it is demonstrated in the names of the clubs still in the competition.”