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Rafaela Pimienta, Erling Haaland’s agent: “Real Madrid is a footballer’s dream”

Rafaela Pimienta described what makes Madrid a special club for players to dream about.

Erling Haaland, jugador del Manchester City, celebra el último gol contra el Arsenal.
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Rafaela Pimenta, Erling Haaland’s agent, assured that Real Madrid has a “special magic” that makes it a football player’s dream and she mentioned the club’s relationship with the Champions League as one of the reasons for this feeling.

The Norwegian’s agent spoke this Wednesday at the Soccer and Industry Forum organised by the Financial Times in London and was asked about the most desired destinations for soccer players.

Haaland has already scored more Premier League goals than any Manchester City scored in an entire season.
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Haaland has already scored more Premier League goals than any Manchester City scored in an entire season.ADRIAN DENNISAFP

The magic of Madrid

“There is the Premier League and there is Real Madrid. They have something of their own that makes them the dreams of footballers. Madrid has that magic. They have the Champions League”, assured Pimenta, who also commented on the reasons why Haaland opted for Manchester City in the last summer transfer window.

Among them she highlighted the opportunity to work with Pep Guardiola, the attractiveness of the Premier League and that his father, Alfie, also played there.

In addition, the agent praised the English competition and ranked it as the best in the world: “When I started in this, if I told a footballer that he had to go to England they would ask me: ‘What have I done wrong?’ Now, when I ask the players what they want, they tell me that they want to go to the Premier League. They don’t tell me a specific team, they say the Premier League”.


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