- Eden Hazard remains Japanese youngster's Takefusa Kubo idol
- Kubo, who has been described as new Lionel Messi, says he watches Hazard's videos before a match
- The 18-year-old signed a five year deal to join Real Madrid from FC Tokyo this summer
Real Madrid youngster Takefusa Kubo instantly hit an understanding with superstar Eden Hazard after the duo spoke for the first time in one of his first sessions with Los Blancos.
The Japanese star found it tough to come to terms he was chatting alongside his idol.
“I watch your videos before my match,” the 18-year-old was quoted as saying, even as a flattered Hazard responded with high five before turning to the camera and saying: “If he watches my videos, he is good.”
Kubo has excelled in his short stay at the club so far.
The 18-year-old is tipped to start featuring in Zinedine Zidane's first-team squad sooner than anticipated.
Several Spanish daily claims that the Japanese star is on the good books of Real Madrid technical crew since his arrival.
And should he continue to impress in the coming weeks, he could be promoted to some first-team appearances.
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Kubo is currently with Real Madrid at their pre-season training camp at Montreal, Canada and has held his own against the senior squad members
Earlier, Legit.ng reported that Spanish League giants Real Madrid have completed the signing of Japanese teenage sensation Takefusa Kubo in a five year deal this summer.
The 18-year-old midfielder, who has been described as the new Lionel Messi will get his reign at the club started with the club's reserve team next season.
BBC quoting Spanish news outlet Marca reveals Los Blancos will pay FC Tokyo a sum of £1.78 million for the youngster.
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