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Raphaël Varane praises Leo Messi: "He is a special player"

Published:18/01/2020 - 10:00h

Updated:18/01/2020 - 12:49h

Raphaël Varane has been a protagonista for an interview for 'DAZN' in which he talked about several stars. The Real Madrid defender has praised Leo Messi, whom he has described as "a special player"

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FC Barcelona and Real Madrid continue his animated pulse by the titles of the campaign, that decanted slightly to the whites after his triumph in the Supercopa of Spain. The two big will accelerate in the national competitions with his next parties in LaLiga and the Glass of Rey, and already look askance to the obligations that in the month of February will bring them the Champions. In what it remains of course, no longer there will be truce.

This week, Raphaël Varane has been protagonist by an interview conceded to 'DAZN', in which it has thought with sincerity on mates, rival and referents. The French, that has stood out to Zinedine Zidane by "his tranquility, positivism and autoconfianza", has recalcado that play in Santiago Bernabéu keeps on being a dream, and that never thought in winning so many trophies like which today appear in his list of winners.

Between the statements of the defender have not happened unobserved the praises to one of his greater opponents, Leo Messi that leads to the FC Barcelona and that forces him to an extra effort every time that they cross on the lawn: "Lionel is a special player, with him can not defend as you do it with the other. It requires a lot of attention, have to defend like team. You can not allow you leave spaces".

The champion of the world, that has supported also to Eden Hazad, of the one who has underlined his "talent", has explained that there are several veterans that left him footprint in his first years in LaLiga, and that did him improve like footballer after several seasons of convivencia in the changing room: "they inspire Me players like Pepe and Sergio Bouquets, defences like me, and Cristiano Ronaldo, he is an example for any player of football".

"I learnt a lot of them, for example, of Sergio Bouquets have taken the winning mentality. It finds stimuli every day, always wants to win, even in the training. Has experience and never loses the correct motivation", has revealed, applauding to the captain by a character that infects to all the staff. Besides, the one of Lille has done another aim key that tranqulizará to the parish 'merengue'.

Varane recalca His fidelity to the Real Madrid

In spite of the rumours and interests of the last months, Varane has recalcado his fidelity to the Real Madrid, with a message that puts end to the few doubts that could remain on his intentions. "Every year here it is a big challenge. I carry eight years in the Real and to the beginning of each season is like beginning of zero. Me reinicio to give the best of me", has sentenced, warning that his commitment follows intact.

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