This summer Eduardo Camavinga staying at Rennes even though he was mentioned as one of the targets Real Madrid. The teenage footballer had just scored an acrobatic goal for the French national team during his debut as a starter.
At the age of 17, Camavinga has shown extraordinary performance with Rennes. His work in midfield is also one of the reasons for Rennes to qualify for the Champions League.
In his statistics, Eduardo Camavinga appeared 36 times in all competitions last season, with 24 of them in the French League. The Angolan midfielder has recorded 4.2 successful tackles in every match. Not only that, he also recorded 1.4 interceptions, 1.9 violations, 1.3 clearances, 1.9 successful dribbles. That’s what made Zinedine Zidane interested in signing him to Real Madrid.
It is said that El Real is ready to fulfill Rennes’ demands as big as they can in order to bring in Eduardo Camavinga because they want to project him as a future player. But Real Madrid failed to do so, at least this summer.
Eduardo Camavinga himself began to be called up to the senior French national team in August 2020, when Paul Pogba was unavailable after the COVID-19 test. He made his debut as a substitute on 8 September, in a 4-2 win over Croatia.
Well, fight France Vs Ukraine at the Stade de France, Thursday (8/10/2020) early morning WIB, became the next important moment for Camavinga. He not only started for the first time, but also scored a goal. In a special way too.
France’s landslide victory over Ukraine, with a score of 7-1, Eduardo Camavinga’s figure became the first to register his name on the scoreboard. Not in an ordinary way, but acrobatically.
When the game is less than 10 minutes, Olivier Giroud gore the ball from a cross into the front of the goal. The round skin then headed for Camavinga who was already on alert and charged towards the goal. With his back to goal, he unleashed an acrobatic kick which sent the ball past the Ukrainian for the goal.
The 17-year-old player successfully opened France’s 7-1 victory over Ukraine with a beautiful goal. The performance undoubtedly makes Real Madrid, or other top clubs, will be closely monitoring Eduardo Camavinga.
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