Marco Asensio has told Real Madrid TV that tennis actor Rafael Nadal was behind his pierce from Real Mallorca to Real Madrid in 2015.
Asensio, 21, has damaged into a first-team patrol underneath Zinedine Zidane this deteriorate as Madrid have won La Liga and reached a Champions League final.
And his pierce to a Bernabeu came about as a outcome of a review between 14-time vital leader Nadal, who was innate in Mallorca though supports Los Blancos, and Madrid boss Florentino Perez.
“That story is true,” Asensio said. “He called Florentino and told him to snap me up.
“That winter  my representative told me that Real Madrid were meddlesome in me. Several clubs were job and it was a bit hectic, though one day before a diversion Florentino called me and pronounced we was going to be a Real Madrid player.
“It all happened in a singular day: we went to Madrid, we sealed a contract, we were shown turn a [Santiago] Bernabeu and [the training belligerent in] Valdebebas and afterwards we went behind to Mallorca to finish a season.
“It all happened really fast and it was intense, though we felt a outrageous clarity of satisfaction.”
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