James Rodríguez dreams of joining Real Madrid
Fantastic performances at the World Cup -- soccer’s biggest stage -- can help players secure massive moves to massive clubs. Colombia’s James Rodríguez is hoping that his excellent showing will help him fulfill his dreams.
Speaking to Spanish media outlet MARCA, James said:
Various reports have indicated Real are interested in the 23-year-old. However, that doesn’t mean James’ dream will come true.
Just last year, Monaco paid €45m to bring the forward in from Porto. The Ligue 1 side are one of the richest clubs in Europe, and have no need to sell one of their star players. Just last week, Monaco vice-president Vadim Vasilyev said that although there are no guarantees that players will not be sold, but there had been no discussions with any club over a move for James. Vasilyev went on to indicate that Monaco’s desire to keep James:
Still ... never say never, James.