Real Madrid midfielder Luka Modric has praised manager Zinedine Zidane in a recent interview with FIFA.com.
The Croatia international has confessed he is excited to work with one of his idols, and explained the new manager is giving them valuable advices.
“Zidane was an idol for me. He was one of the players I admired as a child. I think every young player admired him because he was one of the best of his generation.”
Speaking of the training sessions with Zidane, Modric claimed that “every piece of advice he gives you is like gold dust and it helps you improve on the pitch.”. “I’m amazed by what he can do with the outside of his foot,” he admitted.
Asked about his relationship with Cristiano Ronaldo, Modric said: “He’s an amazing team-mate and to my mind the best player on the planet.” “Sharing a dressing room with him is fantastic. You can learn so much from him: his desire, how hard he works every day, the effort he puts in. It’s incredible,” Modric told FIFA.com