Madrid ex-boyfriend says Zidane has influenced his career.
Brazilian left-back Abner Felipe a former Real Madrid Castilla player has revealed that. Zinedine Zidane was a huge influence on his career. The latter had the idea of retiring from football after suffering two consecutive serious injuries. But the French boss convinced him to change his mind and continue playing football until now. According to reports from Marca on Friday.
Abner spent four years at Real Madrid Castilla (2014-2018), where he played for Coritiba, Atletico Paranaense, Agua Santa and Farense. Until coming to stay with Molenbeek this summer and is about to play in the Belgian Jupiler League battle with Kiliyan Hazard, brother Eden Hazard UFABET
‘I was training and I got injured. At that moment, I already knew that I was seriously injured again. Returning to the dressing room I started to think ‘I’m going to stop playing’ because I know how difficult it is to recover. How long does it take? You will have to go through the whole process again.’
‘Besides, it happened in succession. There was no time to forget the previous things. It’s been a month since I’ve just returned to the team full-time.’
Before Zidane spoke to him and calmed him down, he said: ‘However, he (Zidane) called me into his office, talked to me and told me that I should not retire. A long way ahead He had a huge influence on my decision to continue playing football.’ said Abner.
The Brazilian left-back also praised the French trainer. ‘He is very calm. Phenomenal, very intelligent. I am always very cheerful no matter the situation. Always have a positive mindset Many times he called me to emphasize that I was always smiling and that he wanted me to continue. He was the one who helped me a lot.’