INTERVIEW | 06/20/2019
"It's great to be able to play in a club with so many titles," said the Frenchman.
Ferland Mendy spoke for the first time with Realmadrid TV as a Real Madrid player and he showed his happiness for being part of the team: "I'm very happy, it's a dream for me. I am delighted to join the best club in the world. It's been a few years since left-back game. When I was very small, I used to be a forward. This has helped me to be powerful in the offensive aspect and now that I am in the Real Madrid A dream is fulfilled for me. I will give my best to prove my quality. "
How do you feel at this moment in which you are already a Real Madrid player?
I'm very happy, it's a dream for me. I am delighted to join the best club in the world.
The last two seasons have been chosen in the best eleven of the French League, be absolute international and sign for Real Madrid. How does a child who starts being a forward finish just left at Real Madrid with this spectacular projection?
It's been a few years since left-back game. When I was very small I used to play as a forward. This has helped me to be powerful in the offensive aspect and now that I am in Real Madrid a dream is fulfilled for me. I will give my best to prove my quality.
When your signing for Real Madrid became official, you spoke of Zidane as a coach who will make you progress. What attracts you about him?
You can contribute many things to me and help me perfect certain aspects of my game. It is a dream to be able to train with Zidane, we all know what he has achieved and his record.
On this special day you are accompanied by the thirteen European Cups, what do you feel when you see so many together?
It is a formidable thing to see these trophies and be able to play in a club with so many titles. This year and the past I've played the Champions League, I already know it. They are magnificent titles, represent the club and are what make him the best club in the world.
Here you will share costumes with Marcelo, second captain of Real Madrid and a legend with four Champions League in his record. What can you learn from him?
I can learn from what he has experienced since the beginning of his career. In the field he will be able to teach me how to move and how to move, since he knows very well the style of the Real Madrid game. I am ready to learn from him.
In Real Madrid you will match two compatriots like Benzema and Varane. What have they told you about the club and how much illusion does it make you play with them?
I really want to play with them, they have spoken to me very well about the club, which is like a family and they are all united. It will be a pleasure to play with them. With Varane I have done it in the French team and I would like to play with Benzema, because he also came from Olympique de Lyon.
All Real Madrid is wishing you succeed, what message do you send them in a special moment like this?
I am very happy to be here, in the best club in the world. I really want to play before you and show my quality. Go Madrid!