Brits abroad: Vieira talks to The Times about life at Sampdoria
British footballers are not renowned for plying their trade on the continent but there are some who decide to up sticks and set off across Europe in search of pastures new. The Times has interviewed some of the most promising English players who have decided to do just that, including our very own Ronaldo Vieira.
The youngsters, who include Noni Madueke (PSV), Daniel Crowley (Willem II) and Mandela Egbo (Borussia Monchengladbach), talk about life in their adopted countries and how it compares with England – not just the football but also the food, weather and daily routine.Vieira, who is back in the UK for international duty with England U20s at the moment, reveals how he’s finding life in Genoa, where one of the hardest things is dodging all those Italian motorbikes…
What is it like for young English players in Europe? English footballers playing for @PSV @WillemII @borussia @sampdoria_en explain what it’s like to play in another country https://t.co/B7Y7XILnui pic.twitter.com/ZTaxdyFINN
— The Times of London (@thetimes) 16 novembre 2018