Real Madrid new signing Rodrygo 'wants to follow Cristiano's footsteps'
- The forward joined Real Madrid for a €45m fee and is expected to join the team next summer, after finishing his performances for Santos
- Rodrygo wants to make history with Real Madrid, just like his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo
"Ever since I rose to the Santos first team I try to take in what's happening in my life," Rodrygo said in the interview with the FourFourTwo magazine."I am very proud to have signed for the greatest team in the world. I want to be ready as soon as possible to make a big impact."The Brazilian has also spoken of his admiration for Cristiano Ronaldo, even after the Portuguese's departure from the Bernabeu."It would have been a pleasure to play with him," Rodrygo noted. "He made history at Real Madrid and I want to follow in his footsteps."
READ ALSO: Will Cristiano Ronaldo’s red card against Valencia be rescinded? (video)Rodrygo went on to speak about his future with the Brazilian national team: "After Brazil were eliminated from the World Cup, I told my father that the next World Cup could be my turn. I have a long journey ahead of me but I hope to be in Qatar."