AC Milan striker Olivier Giroud has been voted Athlete of the Year by ‘Le Dauphiné libéré’. This comes with a series of statements from the player himself.
Giroud discussed his performance, saying, “I’ve always kept an eye on my statistics, because everyone knows that a striker is judged by his numbers. I feel good, even at 37, and I’m doing my part. I’m happy in this team”. These words come directly from the player and give insights into his keen eye for performance metrics and his satisfaction with the overall team dynamics.
In regard to the competition for the league title, the Scudetto, he noted the tight race acknowledging strong performances from competitors. “There’s a lot of competition, Inter and Juve are having a great season. We are trying to keep up with the pace,” states Giroud, demonstrating the sportsman’s respect for fellow Serie A clubs.
On the question of his future, the 37-year old forward remained focused on the present, simply stating, “I’m not looking beyond this season.” As per Giroud’s response, his immediate focus lies on the current season, not the uncertainty of the future.
The full interview is available on MilanNews24 and reveals additional insights shared by Giroud regarding his time with AC Milan.