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Rodrygo: I only found out I’d be starting earlier in the day, I was very nervous –

October 23, 2019

Real Madrid The youngster spoke after his European debut

Rodrygo Goes was the surprise inclusion inZinedine Zidane‘sReal Madridline-up fortheir match away at Galatasaray, a match they won 1-0.

The Brazilian only found out about his starting role earlier in the day and has admitted he was quite surprised.

“I’m happy for the opportunity as I fulfilled a dream,” he said of his Champions League debut.

“I found out today whenZidanerevealed the starting XI.

“I was very nervous, but I enjoyed it.

“It did surprise me, of course.

“The coach just told me to have fun, to fulfil my defensive duties and to play and enjoy it when I had the ball.

“I did whatZidanetold me and my teammates have congratulated me.”