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Rayo Vallecano striker De Tomas: My problems with Zidane...

Rayo Vallecano striker Raul de Tomas has admitted some regret over his time with former Real Madrid coach Zinedine Zidane.

De Tomas is on-loan at Rayo this season from Madrid.

Asked about his idol growing up, De Tomas said: "Zidane and that was not my position, but I liked how he played and his class. Also, I looked at Cristiano, there is no more complete than him.

"We talked a lot, almost every week, about life, about football ... I wanted to show my idol who I was. I put too much pressure on myself and things did not go the way I wanted.

"I am glad of everything that has happened to him these years. He will return to coach and do it well, I am sure."

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