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Tchouameni, the 100 million midfielder who could have been a judoka

Tchouameni, the 100 million midfielder who could have been a judoka

Tchouameni, the 100 million midfielder who could have been a judoka

It is worth the 100 million that Real Madrid paid to Monaco. Aurelien Tchouameni He came to Qatar 2022 to be evaluated as a replacement for Kanté and Pobga and he has already appeared. He scored the 1-0 of France vs. England in the quarterfinals of the World Cup.

Aurelien Tchouameni is 22 years old and is another of the young figures that France has in Qatar 2022. This year he signed for Real Madrid, winning all the screens in the world and in Qatar 2022 he is responding. and more with his goal over Pickford.

Of Cameroonian descent, Aurelien Tchouameni was born in Rouen, but grew up in Bordeaux and began his career with Girondins, where he made his professional debut in 2017, three years later moving to Monaco, where he made his Champions League debut.

A lover of sweets, he “went around” the Girondins supervisors in the concentration. “The supervisors were going through the rooms to see if any of the young people had Nutella, juice or anything else. Aurélien, for him it was the syrup. Since we were not allowed to eat cakes, the syrup added a bit of sweetness and put us in a good mood for the night, ”said his partner Zaydou Youssuf.

Judo in his career

The curious thing about Aurelien Tchouameni’s career is that he could have been a judoka. Judo entered his life before soccer and he became a yellow belt.

He practiced it for a year in his childhood, but managed to learn the secrets and art of judo. He himself recognizes that this sport gave him qualities for what it means to move on the playing field.

Yellow belt in judo is to reach a second level among seven colors, white being the first level. Then follows yellow and from there it goes to orange, green, blue, brown and black.

He is also passionate about the NBA, so much so that his teammates in the Girondins called him Young King, in honor of The King LeBron James. Tchouameni usually wakes up at dawn in Europe to watch American basketball games. He even traveled to Miami to watch Miami Heat games when LeBron was on that team.

Now in Qatar 2022 he dresses in Blue to lead France in search of the two-time championship. He scored 1-0 over England to take a big step.

Source: Elcomercio

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