Real Madrid attacking midfielder, Marco Asensio, has disclosed that head coach, Zinedine Zidane had told him his left foot is next to that of Barcelona’s superstar, Lionel Messi.
The 21-year-old has made an impressive start to the season and Zidane has clearly been impressed to laud his performances.
Asensio said that the Frenchman has compared him to Messi, who is arguably the best player in the world.
“Zidane told me that since Messi, he had never seen a left foot like mine,” he told COPE.
“I was a little impressed, because Messi is a piece of a footballer.”
The Spanish international has scored four goals in six matches for Madrid this season.