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Granada striker Soldado: I didn't do myself justice at Real Madrid

Granada striker Roberto Soldado admits he let himself down at Real Madrid.

Soldado concedes he didn't take his career seriously while with the Los Merengues.

"I was a kid when I was at Real Madrid, I didn't take care of myself, I ate a lot and I drank a lot and I was always ready to go out," Soldado explained in an interview with The Guardian.

"There were players like Figo, Zidane or Raul who were very professional, but I looked at others, I followed people who I shouldn't have followed.

"I see photos of how much I weighed then and I'm ashamed, if I had taken better care and had more maturity, maybe I could have had more opportunities, someone should have taken me aside and slapped me."


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