Federico Valverde (25, Real Madrid) dismissed the possibility of a transfer to the English Premier League (EPL).
Reporter Fabrizio Romano, an expert on the European soccer transfer market, said on the 18th (Korean time), “Valverde received transfer offers from several EPL teams last summer. But Valverde refused because he only wanted to play for Real Madrid.”
Valverde said, “I didn’t pay much attention to the EPL love calls. “Because he has the ability to play for Real Madrid,” he said. “If one day you feel that you cannot play for Real Madrid, moving to another team could be one way.”바카라
It is a confident and firm answer. This means that there is no reason for him, who is currently playing as a key player at Real Madrid in Spain, to move to an EPL club. The teams that had been pushing to recruit Valverde lowered their heads.
Valverde is a Uruguayan midfielder born in 1998. He joined the Real Madrid youth team at a young age and steadily developed his career, and has been playing for the Real Madrid first team since 2017. Before he knew it, he had played 209 games for Real Madrid.
I won most competitions. In addition to winning La Liga twice and the UEFA Champions League (UCL) once, he also won the King’s Cup, Spanish Super Cup, UEFA Super Cup, and FIFA Club World Cup. He won the Silver Ball at the FIFA U-20 World Cup and Club World Cup.
The best weapon is a mid-range shot like a cannonball. Valverde does not hesitate to attempt a mid-range shot no matter how far he is from the goal. The ball that leaves Valverde’s feet flies like a clothesline and lands in the corner of the goal. Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, who plays with Valverde for Real Madrid, once complained that shooting practice was frustrating because Valverde’s shooting was so strong.
Valverde is a key player for Real Madrid in this 2023-24 season. He played in all five La Liga games held after the opening. In the 1st minute of the second half of the most recent match against Real Sociedad, Valverde scored the equalizer to level the score at 1-1. Thanks to this, Real Madrid was able to achieve a 2-1 comeback win.
There is also a connection with Korean soccer. They faced each other in the first match between Korea and Uruguay in the group stage of the 2022 FIFA Qatar World Cup. At the end of the second half, Valverde’s heavy mid-range shot hit the Korean goalpost and went out. He also tackled Lee Kang-in roughly, causing a war of nerves.
He participated wearing the Uruguay captain’s armband in the friendly match between Korea and Uruguay held at the Seoul World Cup Stadium in March of this year. Valverde recorded 1 assist in this game, and Korea lost 1-2 to Uruguay. It was the second game under coach Jürgen Klinsmann.