Sebastien Thill, a midfielder for Sheriff Tiraspol, claims he has seen his winning Champions League goal against Real Madrid “over 100 times.”
Thill’s brilliant half-volley against the 13-time European champs was one of the biggest upsets of the tournament. The Luxembourg international, 27, has been reminded of his big moment at the Bernabeu on a daily basis.
Beside boosting his own profile, Thill’s objective guaranteed the Moldovan heroes kept up with their 100% record – in their first season in Europe’s greatest club rivalry. What’s more, with an excursion to the San Siro to confront Italian heroes Inter Milan next on 19 October, Thill says their minnow status can work in support of themselves against more famous adversaries.
“We examined Real Madrid and we realized we could dominate the match,” Thill added.
“Our mentor told us not to be reluctant to play football and that we expected to partake in this second against a major group in a major arena and one that we have imagined about.
“We are the littlest group in the Champions League so we don’t have anything to lose. We can just dominate these matches so obviously we play unafraid
Thill joined Sheriff borrowed in January from Progres Niederkorn in his country. He had likewise been borrowed at FC Tambov – a Russian club who were broken down in May subsequent to pronouncing themselves bankrupt.
“This objective presently is stunning. It’s the most lovely and significant objective in my profession,” he said.
“As a youngster everybody dreams to play against the greatest group in the Champions League. [At first] you don’t understand you have scored the triumphant objective in the Bernabeu. It is solely after the game you begin to ponder this.
“We don’t come down on ourselves now. Right now we don’t ponder qualifying, pretty much the following game or getting done with 10 focuses or nine focuses. We need to dominate all the matches.”