The fifteen year old Endrick Felipe Moreira de Sousa has just won the most prestigious title with Palmeiras before turning onto playing for them professionally. The young gun has had the social network wondering these last couple of weeks when his various videos went viral. Endrick Felipe Moreira de Sousa was born on 21st July, 2006 and Spanish media outlet MARCA had a chance for an exclusive interview with the Brazilian youngster.
The name Endrick has been taken into notice by various clubs in Spain with the giants Real Madrid at the helm of it all. Endrick is seen as the young star of the new era and already have a lot of European clubs turning their heads. Endrick lives just five minutes from the Palmeiras Stadium where the interview was held. As a matter of fact Endrick has already appeared twice on the cover page of MARCA and his parents are absolutely delighted with the fact that their son is being recognised across Europe at such a young age.
Endrick spoke about his dreams, love for his club and also discussed the interest he’s been receiving from Europe. The youngster also spoke about his idol who is none other than Cristiano Ronaldo and thanked Vinicius jr for his jersey and encouraged the Los Blancos to win another Champions League.
Check out some of the questions answered by Endrick Felipe Moreira
Q. What a moment, Copinha champion…! How do you feel after lifting her?
I feel very happy, it was a title that Palmeiras didn’t have. I thank God very much.
Q. He won’t have gotten used to it yet, but do you like interviews?
I’m calm down. They are very good, I like them a lot. But I also try to keep my head calm, my feet on the ground.
Q. Tchouaméni said he was surprised to be on the cover of MARCA, which was crazy. What about you?
I play with him at FIFA [laughs]. I was surprised to see myself on the cover of MARCA, which is very important and big. It was very rewarding, I was very happy. I thank God.
Q. Do you have time to do normal things, your age or do you already begin to notice that your life is different from that of other kids?
There is not much time left with soccer, but I always try to be with my girlfriend, with my family, playing video games, which is what I like the most… Also go to the beach.
Q. If you have to look for a model, a player you look like, who would it be?
I like it and identify with Mbappé, because I am young and because I have his characteristics.
Q. And who is your idol?
Cristiano Ronaldo, a spectacular man, a phenomenon. I have to follow in his footsteps.
Q. What three dreams do you have, that come to mind when you see your future?
I try not to think about the future, but about the present. I dream, of course, of playing in Europe, with the Brazilian National Team and of winning titles.
Q. What does the interest of a club like Real Madrid mean for you?
It is a club that I have a great affection for Cristiano Ronaldo, whom I always followed, with the four Champions Leagues he won there. I have a great affection for Real for Cristiano, although I have also looked for things in his story and it is a very good team. It is very gratifying for me to know that they are watching me and witnessing my parties, I thank God very much. I have to do more, it’s still not good, I have to give more. I have a way to go.
Q. How was it that Vinicius gave him a T-shirt? What does Real Madrid player mean to you?
R. Very good for me, he was in a spectacular moment and sent me this shirt. I support him very much, also Real Madrid to win another Champions League. I appreciate it, I’ll wait for you here in Palmeiras. I have to send him a signed Palmeiras.