Chelsea star Oscar has revealed fellow Brazilian international Kaka is his footballing idol.
The £25m summer signing from Internacional has made a sensational start to life at Stamford Bridge, scoring two memorable goals on his Champions League debut against Juventus.
And the Brazil international has admitted his ultimate goal is to play just like his hero, Real Madrid playmaker Kaka, although he also looks up to Ronaldinho and Ronaldo.
"The most important for me was Kaka, because he was at Sao Paulo, where I started my career," Oscar told Chelsea's official club magazine.
"So, he was the biggest idol for us there.
"Also, Ronaldinho and Ronaldo - they were the top players at the time when I started as a kid and they were already playing in Europe with top clubs.
"These are the players that we all tried to emulate.
"We tried to see what they would do on the pitch and then try to do it as well as them when we played.
"Now, I am going to work hard to do as well as they did in Europe."
Oscar joined Chelsea in the summer, along with German international Marko Marin, Belgian playmaker Eden Hazard, Spanish fullback Cesar Azpilicueta and Wigan winger Victor Moses.
And the Blues have started the season in superb form. Roberto Di Matteo's sit top of the Premier League table, and are in a strong position in their Champions League group after this week's 4-0 away win in Denmark.
Oscar has formed part of an exciting attacking trio at Chelsea, along with Hazard and Spaniard Juan Mata.
The three attackers play behind Fernando Torres, and the Chelsea striker has feed off the talented supply line with four goals already this season. Torres scored in Chelsea's last Premier League match, as the Blues secured a crucial 2-1 away win against Arsenal at the Emirates Stadium.
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