Rodrygo has admitted that he is not completely “satisfied” after his brilliance in Real Madrid’s Clasico victory over Barcelona as he seeks to reach higher levels with the Spanish giants.
Real Madrid advanced to second place in the La Liga standings with an impressive 2-1 victory at the Camp Nou on Sunday, opening a five-point advantage over their arch-rivals in the process.
David Alaba and Lucas Vazquez scored both goals for the Blancos, but Rodrygo also put in another impressive display on the right wing to celebrate his 50th appearance in La Liga in style.
What was said?
The Brazilian currently keeps Eden Hazard out of Madrid’s starting line-up as they go to fight for the title after beating Barcelona, but he has no intention of resting on his laurels.
“I am not satisfied with the Clasico, I want more,” Rodrygo said. Goal. “Getting to 50 La Liga games is very important for me.
“I am young, this is only my third season and I have already reached this milestone. I hope to continue, always with the goal of helping Real Madrid win.
“I am happy to reach these numbers and I will work to reach the others. We are in a very good moment, the team has developed and the trend is to improve more and more with each match.”
Rodrygo’s record in Madrid
Rodrygo completed a €45m (£38m/$52m) transfer to Madrid from Flamengo in 2019, and has since made 71 appearances in all competitions for the club. The 20-year-old has scored 11 goals, including two at the start of the new season, and 12 assists to his name.
Rodrygo will return to the competition for a place in Carlo Ancelotti’s squad when Real Madrid welcomes Osasuna at the Santiago Bernabeu on Wednesday evening.
The Whites then prepare for their away match against Osasuna on Saturday, which comes four days before the start of the Champions League group stage against Sheriff.