Real Madrid: Carvajal explains Isco captain’s armband rejection

Real Madrid’s Dani Carvajal has explained why Isco turned down the captain’s armband when Marcelo was substituted in Los Blancos’ Champions League thrashing to CSKA Moscow.

Marcelo tells reporters he tried and failed to give Isco the armband

« He disclosed to me I needed to offer it to Carvajal, » who was Madrid’s skipper in club captain Sergio Ramos’ absence. « I do not realize what the explanation behind that was. »

Isco had agreed to offer armband to Carvajal, defender explains

Be that as may may, Carvajal revealed to Real Madrid TV on Thursday: « I feel exceptionally pleased and respected to have worn the armband in a focused match.
I’d like to thank Isco, because by rights he should have had it, as he signed for the club a few days before me.

« He wore it against Melilla [in the Copa del Rey last week], and he said to me then that next time, if the circumstance came about again, he would let me have it. him for that, since it was an extremely decent motion. « 

In an interview with the Spanish television channel La Sexta, Carvajal included: « He [Marcelo] did not think about it; […] that was all there was to it. »


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