“It was like a dream come true for me playing against these top clubs. These are games where you feel you’re getting there. It was really a good feeling,” Ashimeru told FMIG.
“My first champions League game was against Liverpool at Anfield and it was really a proud moment for me because I grew up watching the Champions League and I wanted to know how it feels.
“When it’s Champions League night in Liverpool it’s crazy. It was a mixed feeling, Happy, scared. At Liverpool their fans are really close to the pitch so you could hear them like really shouting and you can’t even feel your eyes. I was so happy and at the same time scared. But after a while I felt good. When I was going to the pitch I asked myself is this the boy from Mamoobi Nima playing the Champions League.