"I didn’t hesitate to choose the Liga BBVA”. With these words Nicolás Otamendi (b. Buenos Aires, 1988) summed up his desire to play in what the centre back describes as “one of the best leagues in the world".
In an exclusive interview for La Liga TV during the second LFP World Challenge Tour in Lima (Peru), the Valencia CF footballer explained how he sees the impact of Spanish football around the world. "It’s becoming more and more international", he says. "I’m really grateful to be playing in the Spanish league".
Nicolás Otamendi has been one of the stars of the LFP World Challenge Tour, in which Valencia travel to Peru and Chile. The Argentine footballer showed humility. "I’ll try to help the team have a good season", he said.
Otamendi’s choice to play for Valencia has been justified by the determination he has shown in his first few weeks as a Liga player. "I’m determined to help the team and fight for great things", he said. "The reinforcements who’re arriving are important players who know what it means to compete at international level", he explained.