Date:5th April 2016 at 12:14pm
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lazio-milan-baccaAC Milan striker Carlos Bacca admits that being a striker in Serie A is difficult, but has always felt as though the club have kept their faith in him.

The 29-year-old joined the Rossoneri this past summer, penning a four-year deal in a big-money move from Sevilla as the former activated his €30 million buy-out clause.

“I must admit that playing in Serie A is very difficult,” said the Colombian in an interview with FIFA. “For a striker, Italian football is very hard.

“But the coach and staff have always shown faith in me, my teammates have helped me a lot and the club has helped me settle in well.

“In Italy, the attacker is required to help out in other departments of the field too.”

The forward then spoke about what motivated him to sign for Milan, as the club has not been involved in any European competition for the past two seasons.

“In Colombia, I watched many Serie A matches on television because so many of my countrymen were playing there. Players such as [Faustino] Asprilla, [Ivan] Cordoba, [Jorge] Bolano were players that I considered my idols.

“Milan was head and shoulders above every team. So my dream was to play here, and now I’ve made it.”

Bacca has been in form for the Rossoneri this season, and has netted 14 goals in 31 Serie A appearances this season.