Loaned by Real Madrid Mallorca this season, the young Japanese prodigy Takefusa Kubo scored his first ever goal in Spain on Sunday against Villarreal (3-1).
Takefusa Kubo is one of the new attractions of La Liga and it does not disappoint. Recruited by Real Madrid in June, when he had made his range at the Barca Masia from 2011 to 2015, the Japanese international, aged only 18, is loaned this season in Mallorca. The "Lionel Messi Japanese" nickname he had won during his stay in Catalonia – because he is small and left-handed as "La Pulga" – shines with the Balearic club for a few weeks.
The attacking midfielder (1.73m) had only one decisive pass on his record this season, but scored his first ever goal in Europe on Sunday, when Villarreal's (3-4) win was over. 1), as part of the 13th day. "Take" (the name written on the back of his jersey) caused the (1-0) generous penalty, converted by Lago Junior (13), before scoring his team's third and last goal before the hour of play , a shot of 20 meters well placed (53).
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"I realized one of my biggest dreams, but I have to keep working. I felt good in the game over the minutes and, to score, you have to shoot, so that's what I did", rejoiced the blue samurai at the microphone of Movistar + after the final whistle of the meeting.What note would he give?I would have said 10/10, but I missed an opportunity early in the game, so I would say 9", replied Takefusa Kubo, visibly demanding with himself.
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