“We Have Brought Asensio On Nadal’s Recommendation”

Asensio played very well in Mallorca in a single season as he played for her their team, so Real decided to bring him to their ranks in December 2014.

When Marco Asensio arrived in Real 2014, Rafael Nadal was one of the key people who enabled his arrival. This was revealed by the President of the Royal Club, Florentino Perez. Perez discovered that the Spanish tennis player had contacted his uncle who is a Barcelona legend.

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“I called Rafa Nadal and asked him to speak with his uncle Miguel Angel, who was Mallorca‘s sports director. I told Nadal to say that we wanted to buy Asensio. He did a great job and we arranged a deal very quickly,” said Perez.

Asensio is now a member of Real’s first team and he also scored the fourth goal in the Champions League final against Juventus.

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