The Gambian was a refugee less than five years ago.
“It's indescribable, I don't even know how I could explain what I'm feeling," the 19-year-old tols Sky Italia.
“We always try to train to the max when we're working with the first team. The coach told me I am good, so just to play it simple and think as if I'm in a training session. I tried to do that and help the team."
Darboe continued: “I had this dream since I was a kid, but Africa is a difficult place to play football at the top level. I had a friend, who was like a brother, and he told me I was too good, I should speak to my parents and get to Europe, as then I'd play for the professionals.
“It wasn't easy with documents to get a visa, my parents tried, but I had no other choice, I ran away with two friends. It was tough, but thank God and thanks to Italy, I was placed with a host family and I am so grateful.
“After a year, I met a scout called Miriam Petruzzi and she changed my life. I basically became part of her family and I want to thank them so much. I know they are all watching me."