The Brazilian from Real Madrid demonstrated why he is one of the best defensive midfielders in the world. Their numbers back it up.
Carlos Henrique Casemiro arrived at Real Madrid for five million euros and has become one of the few essential for the coach Zinedine Zidane, for being the only footballer of that specific cut in the squad and because he has undoubtedly earned it on the pitch.
And the numbers reaffirm the importance of their role. The Brazilian midfielder has closed a spectacular season in the Spanish league being the player who recovers the most balls, ahead of Mikel Merino (Real Sociedad) and one of the revelations of the tournament, Pervis Estupiñán (Osasuna).
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The absence of Sergio Busquets in the Top 10 of this statistic is surprising, since he has always been rated one of the best in his role. The bad defensive season in Barcelona has also infected the best of the Barcelona team. The only player from the Catalan cast at the top of the ladder is Gerard Piqué, in tenth position.
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