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Asensio junior mentor: Real Madrid whiz 90% natural talent

The man who discovered Real Madrid superkid Marco Asensio says he was always a natural talent.

Real Mallorca sports chief Carlos Sureda spotted Asensio in 2004 when he was coach of Soller.

"He was something different, 90 percent of that talent is innate," Sureda told AS.

"It is not taught at those ages, it was his genetic code that helped him to develop that understanding of the game quickly. In the same way that there are children who distinguish themselves in music, Marco already had a control over the spaces and about the game out of the ordinary."

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