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‘I will always be from Atletico’ Morata grateful to his childhood club

Tue 10 November 2020 | 11:02

Alvaro Morata has spoken about his love for Rojiblancos and hopesthat they will win the Spanish league.

Alvaro Morata

was born in Madrid and began his football career at

Atletico

before joining the academy of Getafe and then Real Madrid. He finally joined

Real Madrid

seniors but after his disappointment period at Santiago Bernabeu he left Madrid to join

Juventus

and

Chelsea

to continue his career. The 28-year-old rejoined Rojiblancos on a one-year loan deal but in the summer transfer window he came back to Italy to play for Juventus once again. Ahead of Spain’s friendly match against Netherland, Morata has spoken about his gratefulness toward his childhood club.

“It’s always the goal of any player to return to the national team,” he said. “One works hard for things like this and it hurts to watch the games on TV – one of the few things that I am missing is winning with Spain. It wasn’t hard to return.

“You always have a team from when you were little, and I am and will always be from Atlético. I want it to be very clear that I am grateful to Atleti. I have a very good relationship with Cholo and I wish him all the best – you never know if we will meet again. I don’t know if I will ever wear the Atlético shirt again. Right now I’m very well and calm, but you never know.

“I hope Atleti can win the league. They have to fight for it and for every game, and they are playing very well. I see them as being better than Madrid and Barça.”

 


source: SportMob