Darwinstriker of Sport Lisboa e Benfica, received this Tuesday, at the Benfica Campus, the Cosme Damião award in the Footballer of the Year category, recently won by choice of benfiquistas.
The 22-year-old Uruguayan international makes a exciting timecounting on 25 goals in 31 official matchesand is the maximum Bwin League Scorerwith 20 shots in 21 matches. Prize in hand, the number 9 did not forget his teammates, family and Benfica fans “for all the support” they “always give him”.
“I am very happy to receive this award. I am very proud to be part of Benfica is very happy to win this awardwhich is not only mine, but that of the whole team. Thank you Rafa, Odysseas, Vertonghen, Nico [Otamendi], who were also named. I am proud to have won it. This prize also goes to them in part. Thank my girlfriend and my family for all the support you always give me. Benfica’s motto is “Of all, one”, and now it’s moving forward. Thanks also to the fans for voting for me. Thank you,” Darwin said.