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Odegaard admits being intimated by Zidane at Real Madrid

Martin Odegaard admits he struggled when coached by Zinedine Zidane at Real Madrid.

The Norwegian, who is now on loan at Vitesse, spoke about his career so far and about his time in Real Madrid's Castilla side.

"Having Zidane as my coach was a very nice thing, but it wasn't good for my self-confidence," he told AD.

"What an incredible technique he has.

"I could have gone to many clubs, but Real Madrid was a dream.

"They are the biggest club in the world and were the best option for me.

"There I trained with the senior team and played with Castilla under Zidane.

"I played football with the biggest stars and made a huge step from Stromsgodset to Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo."

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