Rodrygo has made another bold statement, saying that Real Madrid are not interested in Barcelona. He hit the net against the Catalan club this time after teasing Liverpool’s Mohamed Salah last week.
When asked who Madrid considers their biggest rival right now, Rodrygo was quoted by MadridXtra as say:
“If the biggest rival is Barcelona or Atlético? It’s Barcelona, but I think Real Madrid has no rival, they say ‘Our biggest rival is Real Madrid’ and we don’t even care about that. surname.”
The youngster was delighted at Salah’s expense last week. He was quoted by ESPN Brazil as say:
“When the game is over, [Real] The Madrid players finished second, Liverpool passed, Salah passed by a bit sad, with his head down, Modric looked at him and said: ‘Thanks Salah, try again next time’. I started laughing. “
Rodrygo chooses Real Madrid over Barcelona
Rodrygo revealed he chose Los Blancos over Barcelona in 2019. He claims both the Spanish giants are interested in signing him and have already sent shirts to his home. in Brazil.
Speaking to the Jota Jota podcast, Mundo Deportivo quote him as saying:
“I came home from a game. I had a Madrid shirt in the house and my dad came into the room with that shirt and another Barcelona shirt and he said ‘now, choose’. And I chose the one. of Madrid.”
Continuing to talk about his time in Madrid, Rodrygo added:
“On my debut against Madrid, pre-season, I scored a goal from a free kick and celebrated. When I entered the dressing room, Marcelo and Nacho said to me: ‘If you lose and you celebrate, take the ball and go to the center circle, you don’t celebrate it.”
Los Blancos paid 45 million euros to sign the Brazilian when he was just 17 years old from Santos.