In an interview with the media “433” on Instagram, Rodrygo Goes gave the name of his idol and the best player he met.
A time in the shadow of Vinicius Junior at Real Madrid and Brazil, Rodrygo Goes has definitely made a name for himself in recent months. After taking on a dimension that is gradually approaching that of his teammate and friend on the pitch, the young Brazilian is also taking more space in the media today.
This week, the media “433” published on Instagram an interview with him during which he discusses many subjects and in particular the defense of his titles this year with Madrid. “I think we can win La Liga and the Champions League again. I think we can do that,” replied the Brazilian.
He was also asked “Mr Champions”, as he was quickly nicknamed following his performances in the biggest competition, which trophy was the most savored between La Liga and the Champions last year: “The two m ‘gave a lot of joy but I think the Champions League was more special’, unsurprisingly.
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Author of his third La Liga goal this season against Atletico, Rodrygo was asked about his ability to join the Pichichi race: “It depends because there is also Benzema (laughs). But of course, I will try to score a lot more goals.”
Also, the Brazilian assured that he would rather “see Real Madrid win” without him on the pitch than to score a hat-trick with the Madrid club in a defeat for his club.
Finally, the Madrid striker has not escaped comparisons with Pelé and Neymar, two immense players who have also been revealed by Santos FC. “I work hard every day to reach their level. They are two incredible players. Neymar is an idol for me and Pelé is the greatest player in the history of our sport”, he assured.
In conclusion, the journalist asked him who was the best Brazilian he had the opportunity to play with in his career so far. Between Vinicius Junior and Neymar, the former Santos chose his idol rather than his friend and teammate in Madrid. “It’s Neymar,” he revealed. For the moment…