“He will be one of the best 8 in the world in two years”: Casemiro hopes praise for teammate Federico Valverde of Real Madrid
- Federico Valverde has emerged this season as a major player for Real Madrid
- The Uruguayan midfielder is now a pillar in midfield for the side of Zinedine Zidane
- Casemiro is surprised how quickly the young person develops
According to Casemiro, Federico Valverde will be one of the best in number 8 in the world.
The Real Madrid midfielder praised his teammates for his breakthrough season and believes that the Uruguayan has the quality to reach the top of the game.
He told the Libero magazine: “I said he would be one of the best 8 people in the world in two years. I think I was wrong because he is going up the ladder quickly.
Casemiro (center) has praised his Real Madrid teammate Federico Valverde (left)
“He has an incredible season, he is one of the most important players for us and he grows in every game.
“He’s doing phenomenal work, but he’s 21, he needs to take it easy and we can’t put so much pressure on the child.
“I’m 21 and know what’s going on in his head, but the best thing about him is that he’s a quiet person who likes to listen.
“With all these good games, he has shown that he is a very important player and still just as calm,” he concluded.
Valverde has had a breakthrough season and has drawn attention to the side of Zinedine Zidane