Chelsea star reveals Zidane is his footballing hero

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Victor Moses has described signing for Chelsea as the best moment of his football career so far, and the former-Wigan star has revealed Zinedine Zidane is his footballing role model.

The Nigerian international signed for the Blues from Wigan in the summer, and has quickly settled into life at Stamford Bridge.

And in a Twitter chat with fans, conducted through Chelsea's official account, Moses answered questions on life in Roberto Di Matteo's new-look Blues squad.

When asked what his greatest moment in football is so far, Moses said: "It has to be signing for Chelsea."

The 21-year-old joined Wigan from Championship side Crystal Palace, and was the Premier League side's standout performer. Chelsea came knocking over the summer, and after complex, drawn-out negotiations, Moses signed for the Blues.

The Chelsea youngster held court for close to an hour on Twitter, and revealed the decision behind his number 13 squad shirt, his footballing idol, and his toughest opponent.

Liverpool defender Martin Skrtel was Moses' choice for toughest opponent - the Slovakian international obviously giving the Chelsea star a tough game the last time they met.

As for his footballing hero, that would be France and Real Madrid legend Zinedine Zidane.

Moses will travel with Nigeria to the Africa Cup of Nations in January, along with Chelsea teammate John Obi Mikel.

And Roberto Di Matteo's side face Tottenham on Saturday at White Hart Lane as they look to extend their lead atop the Premier League table.

After the trip to play former-boss Andre Villas-Boas' new team, Chelsea face Shakhtar Donetsk in Ukraine in the Champions League group stage, before back-to-back matches against Manchester United, first in the Premier League, and then in the League Cup.

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