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Well, I Mean, It’s Practically a Sure Thing
Best wishes to Luka “Lukita” Modric who is 38 years old today. One of the best, if not the best, midfielders to ever grace the football field.
If Luka Modrić plays in one of the last five La Liga games this season, he will break Ferenc Puskás’ record and be the oldest Real Madrid player to play in La Liga. pic.twitter.com/nlmjwlpQ2V— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) September 9, 2023
Jude is Gaining More Admirers
Wouldn’t mind Haaland joining too while we’re at it.
️ Haaland: “I watch a lot of football on TV. By the way, I saw the incredible debut of Jude [Bellingham] for Real Madrid, it makes me really happy for him.” pic.twitter.com/DW1Hip2rHq— Madrid Xtra (@MadridXtra) September 9, 2023