Lunin says very happy to join Real Madrid

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Madrid, July 23 (IANS) Real Madrid’s newly-signed goalkeeper Andriy Lunin said on Monday that he is very excited to join the European Champions.

The 19-year-old Ukraine international, who was accompanied by his family and Real Madrid president Florentino Perez, joined the Spanish club from Zorya Luhansk with a six-year contract, reports Efe.

“I’m absolutely thrilled to be able to share my passion for football with the best players, coaches and staff who will help me to improve as a player and as a person,” the keeper said, according to Real Madrid’s official website.

He thanked everyone at the Spanish club, particularly Perez, for having the opportunity to fulfill his dream and join the world’s “best team”.

Perez praised the new goalkeeper, highlighting Lunin’s potential and asserting that young player would become “one of the future’s biggest names”.

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“Thank you, Andriy, for choosing Real Madrid despite having many other prestigious choices,” Perez said. “Your arrival is a reflection of your ambition and hunger for success.”

–IANS

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