Idolizing Cristiano Ronaldo, Brazil’s Endrick Reveals Life-Long Dream to Play for Real Madrid

Published 11/17/2023, 7:38 AM EST

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Cristiano Ronaldo has inspired countless young people to follow their dreams of becoming professional footballers. Numerous top soccer stars of today have spoken about their admiration for the soccer legend as well. Recently, surging Brazilian soccer star Endrick detailed his unending love and respect for the Portuguese legend. He considers CR7 his ‘biggest idol’ and now his happiness seems no bounds, as the Brazilian would soon play in the club where Ronaldo once ruled.

The 17-year-old will soon be seen playing in the jersey of Real Madrid. The club will welcome the young star in the summer of 2024, and they are also waiting for him to turn 18 years old. For Endrick, it was his biggest dream come true moment as he was going to play in his idols’ former club. Let’s delve further and find out what the surging soccer star has to say about this colossal achievement.

Endrick follows in the footsteps of his idol, Cristiano Ronaldo


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After securing a position at Real Madrid, Endrick felt that his childhood dreams were indeed turning into reality. While talking to the Daily Mail, the teenager said, My dream since I was little, has always been to play for Real Madrid. Cristiano Ronaldo is one of my biggest idols. So it is a great pride to know that I will wear the same shirt he wore.Similar to many other players, even Endrick wants to follow in the footsteps of the soccer legend.

The Spanish giants have confirmed the contract with Endrick for $64 million. Within a brief period, the Brazilian showcased his soccer skills and impressed several big clubs that were waiting for young talents. Soon he was considered one of the best teenage players in the world, and PSG, Chelsea, and Barcelona wanted to make him a part of their team. However, in the end, it was Real Madrid who emerged victorious in having the fresh talent. Interestingly, with this short span, Endrick has achieved another huge milestone.


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Yet another milestone achieved by the young star

The 17-year-old’s captivating game against Botafogo resulted in him getting a call to the Brazil national team. This could make him the third-youngest player to make his Brazil debut after Pele, Edu, and Coutinho. Earning a place in the national team will be another huge dream come true moment for the young star.

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When asked about his feelings on entering the team, he said, “It has always been an ultimate dream to wear the Brazil jersey. Things have happened very quickly in my life, and this is another dream come true.” He later went on to thank his family, agents, and Palmeiras for being his biggest strength in this inspirational story. Do you think Endrick has the potential to be the next Cristiano Ronaldo? Will he shine brighter in Real Madrid? Let us know your thoughts in the comments below.

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Priyanka is a soccer content analyst and sports writer at EssentiallySports. Her journey into the beautiful game began by watching the mesmerizing Lionel Messi, as his impeccable vision on the pitch and role as a playmaker, meticulously calculating the path to goal always amazed her. This fascination with the finer details of soccer strategy naturally extended to her interest in content strategy.
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