Swansea top scorer Joel Piroe getting striking tips from girlfriend Naomi… who’s firing them in for PSV… – The Sun
JOEL PIROE has revealed he gets tips on how to score goals and wreak havoc up front with Swansea from a leading expert… his GIRLFRIEND.
Piroe’s better half Naomi Pattiwael happens to be a striker herself – playing for the PSV Eindhoven women’s team.
Joel Piroe gets some of his best goalscoring tips from his footballer girlfriend Naomi Pattiwael
Piroe is not just in love with his girlfriend but Swansea City after a wonderful start to the season
And it has certainly paid dividends for the Swansea ace, who has now netted 10 goals in 14 starts.
The couple met while they were both coming through the youth ranks at PSV.
Piroe told SunSport: “We went to the same school doing our education together while we were at PSG.
“The two of us train together in the summer to get ready for the new season.
“We’re always giving each other advice. We watch each other’s games and she will often ask me why I made a particular decision and how maybe I could’ve done something better.
“The two of us are always talking about football because Naomi knows about it very well. She is a great player and it’s a good thing that we can help each other.”
Naomi Pattiwael is a decent striker in Holland for PSV’s women’s team
Loved-up couple Joel Piroe and Naomi Pattiwael enjoy the coastal scenes around Swansea
Joel Piroe hopes it will be a Merry Christmas for him, his girlfriend and Swansea
But one man who helped Piroe more than any other was someone else who knows a thing or two about scoring goals – Ruud Van Nistelrooy.
The Dutch master is manager of PSV’s reserve side.
Piroe said: “He helped me a lot. Of course, he has so much experience at the very highest level – and always try to see the same situations as him when I’m playing a game.
“I always think about what he would do.
“He really helped me make quick decisions and understand the importance of being in the right place at the right time to score.
“Ruud was so deadly but …….