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Marcos Llorente, born to be a madridista


NEWS | 24/09/2017

He arrived in 2008 and played at seven different levels within the youth system before making his first team debut.
Marcos Llorente will remain at Real Madrid until June 2021. The midfielder, who arrived in the 2008/09 season as part of the academy, is one of the youth team graduates to have made the leap to Zidane's first team. He has played 6 official games and has won the UEFA Super Cup (in 2016 and 2017) and one Spanish Super Cup (2017).

Son of Paco Llorente, great nephew of Paco Gento and nephew of Ramón Moreno Grosso, Marcos Llorente has Real Madrid in his blood. Since his beginnings in the Under-14s he has played at seven different levels within the youth system. In the 2015/16 season, whilst playing for Castilla, he made his first team debut in LaLiga against Levante. He went on to play eight more times that season for the first tem.

In 2016/17 he was sent out on loan to Alavés, where he had a great season and was named in the uefa.com breakthrough team of the year for LaLiga. After becoming European Under-21 runner-up this summer, Llorente joined the Real Madrid first team on a permanent basis and looks to be a great reinforcement for the Champions League and LaLiga title holders.