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Casemiro: “My best skill is that I fight for every ball as if it were the last one”

The midfielder spoke to Universo Valdano, a show of Spanish TV channel ‘Vamos’.

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Real Madrid midfielder Casemiro talked to Spanish TV show Universo Valdano, which belongs to ‘Vamos’ and whose anchor is former Madrid player, coach and football director Jorge Valdano. There, Casemiro discussed his first few weeks with Zinedine Zidane as his coach.

“I remember that when Zizou joined the club I didn’t play for the first five games. I was wondering what was wrong with him because so much people told me nice things about him, so I went to his room. I told him that we were in January and I wanted to play relevant minutes and I remember his answer so well. He told me ‘Case, stay calm because once you start playing you won’t stop doing so’,” revealed the midfielder.

Casemiro has joined some of his teammates who usually take advantage of the FIFA breaks to talk to the media, as Real Madrid usually don’t give them permission to do so while they’re with the club.

The midfielder also described himself as a player.

“My best skill is the way I go after every ball. I don’t care if it’s the 2nd minute or if it’s the 90th, I always go after it as if it were the last ball,” concluded Casemiro, who is still and undisputed starter for Zidane’s Real Madrid.

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