‘This move from Luka Modric is why I lost my voice right now!’: Rio Ferdinand leads reward veteran’s ‘ILLEGAL’ assist for Rodrygo… which pressured extra-time earlier than Real Madrid beat Chelsea 5-4 in epic
- Real Madrid are by way of to the semi-finals of the Champions League
- They went by way of 5-4 on mixture and Luka Modric was on the coronary heart of it
- His assist with the skin of the boot for Rodrygo helped flip the tide
Luka Modric has been on the coronary heart of Real Madrid’s resurgeance this year and performed a starring position in serving to them by way of to the Champions League semi-finals.
The Croatian ignited his facet’s comeback, with Chelsea 3-0 up on the Bernabeau and heading by way of to the following spherical.
He stepped up and delivered an unbelievable ball excessive of the opposition defence with the skin of his boot, discovering Rodrygo in stride.
Luka Modric celebrated after serving to Real Madrid into the Champions League semi-finals
The Croatian supplied a shocking pas with the skin of his proper foot for Rodrygo
He could not have positioned it any extra exactly and the Brazilian duly transformed the volley to make it 4-4 on mixture.
Mason Mount, Antonio Rudiger and Timo Werner had earlier put Thomas Tuchel’s males in cost of a tie many thought was past them after the 3-1 defeat at Stamford Bridge.
But Modric’s second of brilliance helped launch Real again into it and the pundits in the BT Sport studio had been enraptured.
Rio Ferdinand mentioned: ‘This move from Luka Modric is why I lost my voice right now! That’s unlawful, that. I used to be screaming, Luka, Muka, no matter his identify was. Phenomenal.’
Rio Ferdinand mentioned he nearly lost his voice shouting concerning the move from Modric
While Steve McManaman added: ‘You may watch that Modric move all day. Look at that. I imply, have a look at that. Forget the end! It was simply the move.
Joe Cole mirrored: ‘Beautiful move, that is what high quality gamers can do for you.’
At 36, Modric exhibits no indicators of slowing down and the 2018 Ballon d’Or winner is integral to Real.
He has helped them to the brink of the LaLiga title and might now sit up for a Champions League semi-final date with Manchester City or Atletico Madrid.
At the age of 36, Modric exhibits no indicators of slowing down and might nonetheless create magic