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Valverde, MVP: "My objective is to keep scoring goals and to help the team”

NEWS STORY. 02/11/2022. Bárbara Jiménez

"We took our chances and got the goals we needed to score," added the Uruguayan.

Fede Valverde was named man of the match in the Real Madrid-Celtic game by the UEFA observers' panel. The Uruguayan netted our team's fifth goal with a well-struck effort and set up Vini Jr's goal: "I'm really pleased with everyone's effort. Congratulations to the team because it belongs to them as well. It was a great game, we took our chances and got the goals we needed. We've been working hard, things don't go our way sometimes and it feels like everything is a negative, but we did well today".
"I get tired, but my objective is to continue scoring goals and supporting the team. That's the way I operate: run and give everything. There were a lot of people close to me who were quite right that I should take advantage of my shot and I'm doing that now and quite enjoying it. I like to strike it on the laces, it's my best shot, but I also sometimes like to hit it with the inside of my foot when I feel confident and today I was lucky enough to catch the ball right. They always joke with me that one day I'll break the ball".
Last 16 draw
"You try to do your best, no matter who you're up against, you have to win. We have to keep progressing so we can go for the trophy".