Jozy Altidore delighted with first Villarreal goal

Jozy Altidore was delighted to grab his first goal for Villarreal on the weekend.

Jozy Altidore was delighted to grab his first goal for Villarreal on the weekend.

The USA international striker struck in Villarreal's 4-1 victory at Athletic Bilbao on Saturday to become the first American to score in the Spanish Liga.

The former New York Red Bulls star said: "I'm very happy, both for the goal and the victory of my team at a very difficult stadium like the San Mames.

"I always want to score in every game as I wanted to do in this contest. In addition, I have achieved it in a very nice way, with much enthusiasm and many people in the stands. It is a historic moment.

"I was lucky to find opponents who were tired and took advantage."

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