Marcos Llorente never surrendered due to four words from his father
Paco Llorente is a man of few words and of his siblings he is the calmest, but when he does feel obliged to speak and intervene, his words his the spot.
Marcos, his child, knows that well and he will forever remember the four words that helped him before he made his big break at Real Madrid.
Presently the spotlights are completely centered around the No.18 after he scored his first professional goal in the Club World Cup final and his teammates know better than anyone else just how much commitment and professionalism he has shown.
Those four words that have kept him going have been adopted like a motto, a mantra or an introductory letter.
« Hard work, quiet conscience » are the words uttered by his father that he has internalised, notwithstanding incorporating them in his Instagram bio.
The months passed by for Llorente as he kept on giving everything in training without be afforded the opportunity to sweat in the Real Madrid shirt in a match.
Marcos listened to his father and never lowered his arms, despite not having opportunities under Zinedine Zidane and then Julen Lopetegui, not notwithstanding when Casemiro should have been supplanted.
Indeed, even under Solari, Llorente battled at first and even headed out to Eibar on the off chance that Javi Sanchez demonstrated unfit, in the long run having his spot in the stands as he hit his depressed spot.
There are no more questions about his capacity, he is a Real Madrid player and this Club World Cup will always be remembered as his.