According to "World Sports News", the stepfather of James Rodríguez, Juan Carlos Restrepo, said in an interview with Searle Radio: "He was going to join Atletico Madrid. , I hope there will be opportunities in the future."
Restrepo said in an interview: "James was originally going to sign with Atletico Madrid. It is great to get the interest of a team like Atletico Madrid. The fans here will also make him feel at home. Hopefully in the future. There is a chance to achieve this."
"He feels comfortable and calm on the court. If you look at his game time statistics, you will know that Zidane did not consider him in the plan."
"He feels very free now. I watched Hames's game. If Messi did the same thing, people would blow up, but after Hames did it, people just felt normal."