Winter signing Vitor Roque has assured that Barcelona can still defend their La Liga title this season if they continue to win their remaining matches.
Speaking in an extensive interview with Mundo Deportivo, the Brazil forward shared his thoughts on several aspects, including his adaptation in Catalonia, players who have helped him during this period, suggestions he has received from Robert Lewandowski and more.
The 18-year-old started off by explaining that the football played in his country and in Spain is very different and he is trying to learn the gaps.
“They [Brazil and Spain] are different countries, different football and I am trying to learn as much as possible from the players on the field and in the locker room and this is making it easier for me to adapt,” he said.
The young forward then added that Barcelona is exactly how he imagined it.
“Yes, it is the biggest club in the world, it is a dream to be here and I am very happy about everything that is happening.”
Friends before the move
Vitor Roque signed for Barcelona in January. (Photo by LLUIS GENE/AFP via Getty Images)
Barcelona have a few South American talents within their ranks and Roque revealed that he did chat with the likes of Raphinha and Ronald Araujo before travelling to Catalonia.
“[The club is] Even bigger. They always talked to me a little, but when I walked in here and saw everything, it was a dream. It is a dream come true.
The 18-year-old then added that the likes of Raphinha, Araujo, Joao Felix and Joao Cancelo have helped him during his adaption.
“Raphinha, because he is also Brazilian, Araujo, Joao Felix and Cancelo because they are Portuguese, are helping me a lot.”
The Barcelona locker room happens to be one of a kind as it contains veterans like Lewandowski, and Marc-Andre ter Stegen and youngsters like Lamine Yamal and Pau Cubarsi. Amidst all this, Roque said that his adaptation is happening quite swiftly.
“Yes, it helps a lot. I try to learn as much as…
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Author : Ash Reyna
Publish date : 2024-02-10 07:20:00
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