“I won’t wash it”: When Real Madrid’s Eduardo Camavinga showed off Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey on Snapchat

“I won’t wash it”: When Real Madrid’s Eduardo Camavinga showed off Cristiano Ronaldo’s jersey on Snapchat

French youngster Eduardo Camavinga collected Cristiano Ronaldo’s shirt after the Nations League game in 2020, insisting he wouldn’t wash it ever in his lifetime. Portuguese superstar Cristiano Ronaldo has enjoyed an accomplished career since his rise at Manchester United, going on to achieve immense success with his clubs as well as the national team.

During the course of a splendidly decorated career, he has inspired several football stars. His impact on the young footballers was visible when he came up against a youthful French side in the Nations League, with Eduardo Camavinga collecting his shirt after the game almost two years ago.

The game between Portugal and France ended in a goalless draw, with the two teams boasting some amazing football stars in their line-ups, besides Cristiano Ronaldo. In the previous game against Ukraine, 17-year-old Eduardo Camavinga scored his first goal for Les Bleus in his very first start for Didier Deschamps’ side.

Despite a blistering performance against Ukraine, Eduardo Camavinga was not included in the lineup to face Cristiano Ronaldo’s Portugal. Moreover, he could not bag a single minute in the game and was simply restricted to the bench. However, Eduardo Camavinga ensured that he made the most of his presence in the dressing room. 

The then-Rennes wonderkid went on to collect Cristiano Ronaldo’s shirt after the game and posted about it on the social media platform Snapchat. Eduardo Camavinga captioned the image insisting that he won’t ever wash the shirt. 

For your information, Cristiano Ronaldo contracted covid just two days later, so it’s highly possible that Camavinga may have to go back on his words.

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Eduardo Camavinga moved to Real Madrid last summer at a cut-price deal

Eduardo Camavinga’s rise to stardom has been electric to the least. After his exploits in Ligue 1 at the tender age of 16 years old, he was snatched with Real Madrid at a fee of 30 million euros and has been vital in their run to the Champions League Final.

While he hasn’t had the impact many were expecting in Laliga with just 13 starts to his name, he performed in the Champions League coming off the beach and has been applauded by fans and pundits. In came on from the bench in the second leg with Manchester City when Real was two goals down and instantly made his impact and was involved in all three of Madrid’s goals clinching the game away from Manchester City.

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