Kyle walker is the most complicated mission in Manchester City, English guard is in charge of stopping Vinicius And in the semi-final first leg they staged an individual duel that will be repeated at the Etihad this Wednesday.
Before the match for the ticket to the Champions League final, walker He spoke highly of the Brazilian player and acknowledged the great respect he has for him and Real Madrid. He also mentioned the team’s passion for winning its first ‘Orezona’.
He hugged Vinicius after the first leg
“He wanted to do a rainbow move on me, a dribble … He had to say: ‘Don’t do that again, I don’t want to be a meme’. Boxers always fight and then shake hands. In my mind they The level of respect is maximum. Madrid is a huge club and I respect that, although there will be no one on the field during the game. It’s like dog eats dog, to see who is stronger”.
What do you think when Vinicius attacks you?
“You have to show respect, like I did with Embappé. I’m not going to invite him to haggle and score. If I couldn’t control these world stars, I wouldn’t be here talking to you. ”
I’m 32, but I’m not old. I feel great and take care of myself. I match overloads well. And you have to thank my parents for my genes. Second day I did speed test and I got 37.5 km/h.
How is the city?
“In the Premier we had to bridge the gap, but the group stage of the Champions League was good. We always improve at the crucial stage of the year. Gundogan, for example, becomes Zidane when May comes.
Walker during the press conference before the game against Real Madrid.
“We know what the club’s aim is and we’ve been in a great moment for two months. The draw at the Bernabeu was nice, because we have a lot of confidence at the Etihad. We’ve had very good results here.”
Obsession with the Champions League
“This year we have overcome difficult situations. The final against Porto, the game with Tottenham… This could be a defining moment to write your name in the history books.