Marco Asensio revealed that it was Rafael Nadal who convinced Florentino Perez to sign him.
Real Madrid star Maco Asensio had excellent season at Santiago Bernabeu, where he has managed to win the Laliga title.
During an interview for Real Madrid’s website told that Rafael Nadal was the one who convinced President Florentino Perez to sign him.
“History is true. Nadal called Florentino Perez and told him to not let me transfer to any other team, “Asensio said.
“In winter my agent called me and told me that Real Madrid was interested. Then before the match Perez called me and told me I would become a Real Madrid player, “continued Asensio.
“Everything happened in one day. We traveled to Madrid, signed the contract, visited the Bernabeu and returned to Mallorca where I finished the season. It was all fast and intense. ”
Asensio this edition has played 37 matches with Real Madrid, where he has scored 9 goals and has 4 assists.