Marco Asensio I will change my shirt number at Real Madrid

first_imgReal Madrid midfielder Marco Asensio has no plans to see out his entire playing career with the number 20The 22-year-old is widely viewed as one of the most promising young talents in European football and is set to feature prominently for both Real Madrid and Spain over the coming years.Asensio is aware that he’s entering a very important stage of his career and has to perform well on the pitch.Recently reports emerged that Asensio had been offered Cristiano Ronaldo’s old No.7 jersey at Real before Mariano Diaz’s arrival from Lyon last month.Cristiano Ronaldo, Nemanja Vidic, Manchester UnitedVidic: “Ronaldo is the most professional footballer I’ve seen” Andrew Smyth – September 14, 2019 Nemanja Vidic opened up on how a 21-year-old Cristiano Ronaldo’s professionalism left him stunned at Manchester United.“I would not like to finish my career with the shirt number 20. Would I like to change it? Yes, but we will see what will happen,” Asensio told Marca.“With or without Cristiano, I have the same goal to be part of the first team and be an important player for the team. So far, everything has gone well, I started the season well and I’m working hard.”Incidentally, Asensio uses the number ten on his social media profile.Currently, the number is occupied by none other than the UEFA Player of the Year Luka Modric.last_img