Kubo’s response when asked how it feels to be compared to Messi

19 Jun 2019

New Real Madrid signing Takefusa Kubo was asked how he felt about being compared to Barcelona superstar Leo Messi and surprised reporters with his modest reply. The 18-year-old Japanese player, who will spend next season with Real Madrid Castilla, responded in perfect Spanish and humility: “Well, I don’t really like it when people compare me to such a great player as Messi, but I’ll just keep working hard to become a better player”.

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