Real Madrid star Marco Asensio reveals his idol

La Liga By: Iseghohi Odianosen | 09/04/2018

Real Madrid star Marco Asensio has revealed his football idol, according to report.

Asensio was at his best last season after helping Real Madrid to win a double last season and has been dubbed as one of the best young players.

The young attacker has claimed that Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane was his role model when he was a kid.

Asensio helped Real Madrid to edge past Paris Saint –Germain in the Champions League second round first leg after making a cameo entry and turned the game around in favour of Real Madrid.

The Spanish international has started 16 times in the La Liga and appearing ten times from bench, he scored twice and providing three assists.

Asensio talked about his admiration for Zidane and how he was his footballing idol when he was a kid. The Spaniard said: 

"I had a poster of Zidane in my room."

"He was my idol when I was little. I loved that elegance, that talent and grace that he showed on the pitch."  He told BeinSport,

Asensio also talked about the club's ambitions about winning the Champions League thrice in a row. He said: "I think we showed in the tie against PSG that we are the same team that we were last year and we are back to the level that we were on last year." 

Real Madrid will host Juventus in the second leg of the Champions League at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday.