James Rodriguez revealed on ESPN’s SportsCenter that he was about to play in Atletico Madrid a couple of seasons ago.
He likes the Spanish capital, but that is the option to play with Diego Simeone’s team when he left Bayern Munich, it was interesting. He had talks with the coach and got excited about the project. Nevertheless, at the last minute Real Madrid stopped his departure.
This was recalled by James, in his talk with Christian Martin on ESPN.
“In 2014 it was like showing the world that I was me. Last year in Real Madrid I played little, when I left Bayern I already had something with another club, it was practically done but Real Madrid did not want to let me out. The club? Yes. , Atlético “.
“I spoke to El Cholo once. He told me that he was a super important player, that I could play with him, that he had seen that he worked well and I told him that well, that I was ready and Real Madrid did not let me leave. Thereason? You have to ask Florentino Pérez “.
I knew that with Zidane I was not going to play a lot, it was not a good year. Now that i’m in everton I wanted to come play, show that I’m intact and I think that when I have done things well, when I have played well, I have been at a good level ”.