He has a polished left foot, in his head he plays all the puzzles that can be played on a football field, he knows how to play front, back, left and center, in short, he is a complete footballer. David Alaba was presented on Wednesday, in Valdebes, and received the No. 4 from Sergio Ramos, the former captain who moved to Paris.
In his shoes and under his skin he has the nature of a great footballer: a good player with many victories in his backpack. “You arrive with the utmost esteem, so now you have to face the challenge of winning more titles with Real Madrid, you will feel the strength of Santiago Bernabeu, who wants to become [estádio] The most modern and magnificent in the world ”, I started by saying Florentino PerezMadrid club president.
Alaba, a genius with the ball at his feet, ventured to speak in Spanish: “Hello everyone, thank you for your warm welcome. I am so grateful and proud to be able to wear this shirt and I hope we all win together. Hala Madrid!”, the ex-footballer shot Bayern Munich.
And number 4, how did that happen? “I have spoken to the club about this. They have shown it to me. I know what it means for the club and I am honored to use it. It is something that motivates me. It represents strength and leadership. [Sergio] Ramos has been here for ten years and played well with that number. Become a leader, we all know that. The club spoke to me yesterday and told me it was the only club النادي [número] Available and I won’t talk to other players to let me get other players. I want to represent this number with honor. I’m not here to compare myself to others.”
Emilio Butragueño, a historic name at the club, said it was “an honor” to have a footballer of David Alaba’s caliber on the team.
David Olatokunpo Alaba, the 29-year-old Austria international, has been with Bayern Munich since 2008, starting in the Bavarian club’s youth team.
Real Madrid, now coached by Carlo Ancelotti, who succeeds his former assistant, Zinedine Zidane, will start the championship away from home, with Alaves, on August 14.