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Takefusa Kubo reveals surprising childhood heroes

Real Madrid's Japanese player, who is on loan at Mallorca, spoke about the players he admired when he first started getting interested in football as a boy.

Real Madrid's Takefusa Kubo, who is halfway through his season-long loan at Mallorca, chatted to LaLiga this week and spoke about the players he admired when he first started getting interested in football as a boy.

"When I started watching football from other leagues, including LaLiga, at that time, I really liked watching David Silva, David Villa... back then when Valencia were really strong," Take san explained. You can't criticise his taste!