Ex-Super Eagles Midfielder, Mutiu Adepoju has reviewed his time at Real-Madrid portraying it as an ‘incredible experience’.
The previous Racing Santander midfielder went through three years as a Real Madrid substitute player after an amazing performance at the 1989 FIFA U-20 World Cup in Saudi Arabia and was tipped for enormity at the Bernabeu.
He is popularly known as Headmaster and by no means had he been opportune to be among the first-team selection during his career at the Bernabeu as he discloses this to Nigeria’s top Sports forum, Family United by Football (FUBF) on Saturday nighttime but he went further to reveal that his time at the Santiago Bernabeu became a positive, formative experience for his improvement and he would usually be grateful.
My time at Real Madrid was beneficial for me since it made me develop, develop, and acknowledge such a significant number of things.
As a youngster joining Real-Madrid from Shootings Stars, I believed that despite everything I had a long way to go and was fortunate in light of the fact that I encountered the top of the line polished methodology at the club,” he told FUBF.
He included: These are just memories that I could remember from time to time as it was a fantasy that worked out for me as expected despite the fact that I never got the opportunity to play for the senior side.
In those days, I wasn’t the only Nigerian player at Real Madrid, we had Christopher Ohenhen and Dimeji Lawal, yet they left for different clubs soon after a year, however, I stayed and played for an additional three years.
Real Madrid is a major football team and you wonder about the polished methodology there and the offices on the ground.
I was unable to make it to the primary group at my third year since they needed to enroll just three foreign players and I comprehended the club had players like Hugo Sanchez, Manolo Sanchís, Chendo, Emilio Butragueño, that made it hard for a youthful player like me to forward leap to the main team. Almost certainly, it was an extraordinary benefit to play at a major club like Madrid,” he closed.
The Super Eagles legend proceeded to play for Racing De Santander, where he scored eleven goals at the Segunda division level which made the club to come back to the Laliga and furthermore played for Real Sociedad, UD Salamanca, all in Spain.