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Real star Rodrygo reveals: 'When I met Zidane, I started shaking'

‘When I met Zidane, I started shaking’: Rodrygo admits he was ‘so nervous’ to meet Real Madrid manager as he had watched videos of him as a player 

  • Rodrygo joined Real Madrid in the summer from Santos in his native Brazil 
  • Forward has become an important member of the team under Zinedine Zidane
  • But he suggested he was incredibly nervous when he first met the manager 

Real Madrid star Rodrygo has admitted he ‘started shaking’ due to nerves when he met Zinedine Zidane.

The Brazilian forward has impressed for Real this campaign, scoring two goals in his seven La Liga matches since moving to them in the summer transfer window from Santos.

He has become a trusted regular under Zidane after doing well for the Castilla side as they have returned to form in recent months.

Rodrygo has admitted he ‘started shaking’ due to nerves when he met Zinedine Zidane

But he has revealed that he struggled at first when speaking to the Frenchman. 

Speaking to Real Madrid TV’s Campo de Estrellas show, he admitted: ‘When I met Zidane, I started shaking. 

‘I used to watch videos of him when he was a player and he’s now my coach. 

‘It’s crazy. I was delighted to meet him but I was so nervous’. 

The Brazilian forward has impressed for Real in recent months under the French manager




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