Asensio: ‘tennis Player Nadal advised Real Madrid to me”
At the urging of Rafael Nadal ended up Marco Asensio to Real Madrid. That tells the Spanish midfielder with a Dutch mother in an interview with Real Madrid tv.
“That story is true,” says Asensio (21). “Nadal has with Florentino Perez called to say that the club not me had to walk.”
Nadal is an avid supporter of ‘The Royal’ and, as Asensio from Mallorca. In 2014, exchanged Asensio of Real Mallorca for the Spanish club.
On the island had Asensio as a child already had a special meeting with Real’s president Perez, initiated by his mother Marijke Willemsen.
“We walked with the family through the port when the boat of Perez saw. My mother recognized him and called him to us, so we have a photo could make. They then told him that I’ll ever have a player of Real Madrid would be,” says Asensio.
“It’s a nice coincidence that her words later come true,” says the dual international of Spain. “Perez told me he was this anecdote could remember.”
Asensio scores on a beautiful way for Real Madrid
Asensio was by his mother named after Marco van Basten. “My father, if the name of the first child think of and my mother of the second child.”
Young was Asensio sport. “Zoalng I can remember I played with a football, but I also did other sports. My parents have me always encouraged at school to take seriously.”
That he is now under coach Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid plays, is a dream come true for Asensio. “I’m always a fan of Real Madrid, I don’t know exactly why, but I have always admired.”
“Zidane was my idol, I had a poster of him in my bedroom. I am proud that he is now my coach, I can greatly learn from him.”
In 2011 passed away the Dutch mother of Asensio. “That was a very heavy moment. We are like family, always very close. My father, brother and I had with the three of them further. We have a lot of support to each other and still very close with each other. I always wear my goals on to my mother.”
Asensio plays on Saturday 3 June, with Real Madrid in the final of the Champions League. Therein takes the Spanish champion against Juventus.