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Real Madrid won a vital away win against Celta de Vigo in Balaídos with a score of 1-4, and the player who unlocked parity was Croatian Luka Modric with a truly unforgettable goal.
The duel was 1-1 until at 41′ Modric headed for the rival goal and before reaching the half-moon he sent a powerful blow, camber and placement that was embedded in the left corner of goalkeeper Agustín Marchesín.
With this goal, the 36-year-old Croatian opened his scoring locker in this new season. “Luka Modric is immortal. He is always ready and he always plays well, always.”declared Carlo Ancelotti at the end of the game, surrendered to the talent and display of his midfielder.
“Modric is paramount, he is always ready. His goal changed the game because until then it was being even, they pushed a lot in the first half and we had difficulties in possession. In the second half they lowered the intensity and we managed the transitions well, they have been spectacular”, added Carlo Ancelotti.
Others who also surrendered to Luka Modric’s football display were the Celta fans, who, seeing how he left the field substituted at 77′, to let Dani Ceballos in, got up from their seats to applaud the work of the player from Real Madrid.
While Luka Modric highlighted that in the final minutes his team raised their level to win on a pitch where Real Madrid CF always find it difficult
Even Vinicius Júnior, author of another great goal in the game, bowed to his teammates for scoring and playing at that level on the verge of turning 37 years old.
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