The youngster signed for Samp last week.
"I am here to do the best I possibly can. My idol is Balotelli, even if Pazzini is certainly the player I most model myself after," said Petagna.
"Pazzo told me about Sampdoria, that they have great fans and a wonderful club. I settled in quickly, though I am still looking for a house. I've found a new family here."
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