Within 24 hours of losing the Champions League to Real Madrid, Liverpool signed Fabinho as Jurgen Klopp deemed a number six necessary. However, Manchester United failed to do so in the past four years. And that was until the last 24 hours when they announced the signing of Casemiro from Real Madrid. It was Casemiro’s impressive performance that helped Los Blancos defeat Liverpool in that final.
The signing is an important coup for Manchester United, who had a terrible start to the season. First, due to the lack of a high-quality defensive midfielder Harry Maguire and new signing Lisandro Martinez was hurt by Brighton and then Brentford. At Casemiro, they have a serial winner who has performed at the highest level and has been instrumental in winning Real Madrid’s incredible titles this season.
With the impressive Luka Modric and Toni Kroos, the former Brazilian is a trio that has won four Champions Leagues. Last season, Real Madrid won the Champions League as well as La Ligawith Casemiro being one of the best performing players of all season,”
Eric Ten Hag’s shaky start to the season has fans wondering if he’s the right man for the job. However, now with the acquisition of Casemiro, the quality of the midfield has improved dramatically.
The midfielder also joins the club when there is strong opposition among the fans against the club’s owners, Glazer With billionaire Jim Ratcliffe rumored to buy the club.
When did Casemiro join Real Madrid?
Carlos Henrique Casemiro, better known as Casemiro, joined Real Madrid in the middle of the 2012-13 season. The player was initially loaned to the club by Brazilian side Sao Paulo and was sent to the Real Madrid reserve. for him La Liga The debut will come four months later against Real Betis. Madrid also made the loan permanent after spending 6 million euros during this time.
He will then be sold to Porto on the condition of a buyback that Real Madrid activated in 2015. The club bought him for 7.5 million euros and offered him a six-year contract until 2021. The rest, they say, is history. His career was so great that Real Madrid now prefers to do it Galacticos instead of buying it.
Casemiro was a serial winner with Los Blancos, We are in football Look back at the most important moments of his Real Madrid career.
El Classico debuts
Before the start of the 2015-16 season, Rafa Benitez preferred Luka Modric, Toni Kroos and James Rodriguez in the midfield. However, the start of the season is poor, including a 4-0 loss in classico, led to the dismissal of Rafa Benitez. Zinedine Zidane immediately realized the importance of Casemiro and brought him back to the team.
He presented performances after performances and kept his best for Barcelona. per second the classico This season, Casemiro declared himself in style, closing in on Lionel Messi, Luis Suarez and Neymar. Real won the match 2-1 but would lose the title by one point. However, a destroyer reached Madrid’s midfield.
Winning the UEFA Champions League in 2015-16
The classico The win was just the start of a great season for Casemiro. Real Madrid will also reach the Champions League final. The Brazilian was the defensive shield of the team. Statistics from UEFA.com He showed that he got the ball back 93 times, the second best player that season.
Casemiro played the full 120 minutes of the final against Atlético Madrid. After that, the match will move to a penalty shootout, where Real will win 5-3 to win the eleventh Champions League. Winning the finals has become a routine for Casemiro. Start as you mean to last, as they say.
A hat-trick to win the season and a goal in the Champions League final
If Casemiro’s first season is great, his next season will be even better. By the start of the 2016-2017 season, Casemiro was an undisputed key player for Zidane’s squad. The previous year, he missed the win La Liga by one point. However, this year, Real Madrid will finally get the trophy.
Real Madrid won 75.6 per cent of their matches when Casemiro played versus 66.7 per cent without him.
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UEFA Champions League 3 June 2017
He will also be instrumental in Real Madrid’s Champions League campaign. He ranked fourth in recovering the ball (85) and third in interventions (25). In the final, Real defeated Juventus 4-1 to become the first team to defend its Champions League title. Moreover, Casemiro scored in the final to put his team ahead 2-1.
Copa America Champions
Prior to his move to Real Madrid, Casemiro had already won three international titles in the youth category. However, his fourth will be unique as he will come with the first team. Despite winning several medals with the club, Casemiro did not find much success with the national team.
However, that all changed in 2019 when he helped Brazil win the Copa América 2019. This was Brazil’s ninth title win and will somewhat lessen the pain of losing Germany 7-1 at the 2014 FIFA World Cup.
Three-time European Champions League winner
Real Madrid had already made history by winning the Champions League titles in the 2016-2017 season. They would have improved it the following season by winning the Champions League for the third time in a row.
Once again, the Brazilian will be instrumental in achieving the second-highest number of ball recoveries and winning the most tackles in the tournament. In the final against Liverpool, Casemiro was at his best once again as he defended the defense against Liverpool. The Los Balcos He would win the match after the brilliance of Gareth Bale and a shocking show from Loris Karius.
El Clasico performance 2020
While Casemiro has been consistently performing in classico, His best single performance against Blaugrana Came in March 2020. Real Madrid and Barcelona were neck and neck in La Liga When Barcelona came to the Santiago Bernabeu. Casemiro has performed in his life, making tackles, recovering balls and covering as much ground as his life depended on.
1 – In LaLiga 2019/20, Carlos Casemiro is the player with the most:
Redemptions – 187
Paybacks in the corresponding half – 68
Objections – 44
✅ Objections in half for 17
✅ Interventions – 74
✅ Interventions won – 49
✅ received errors (interferences) – 35
– OptaJose (@OptaJose) February 11, 2020
It was a one-man show with Real Madrid winning the match 2-0 and winning the league with five points.
League title and fourth European Champions League title
When the 2021-22 season began, no one expected Real Madrid to be such a big force. The team had only signed Eduardo Camavinga and Bayern Munich’s David Alaba (on a free transfer). They also sold Sergio Ramos to Paris Saint-Germain and Raphael Varane to Manchester United.
However, the team produced one of the best seasons to stun everyone in the league. They have greatly outperformed La Liga , Winning the league, 13 points ahead of Barcelona. But their best will be dedicated to the Champions League.
Time and time again, Carlo Ancelotti’s men would come back smart. And while the lights were on Karim Benzema And the impressive Vinicius Jr., Casemiro has always been the silent killer. The midfielder turned the show for the team as they beat Liverpool to win their 14th title, improving his impressive record and Ancelotti’s record of reaching the finals even further.
1- Casemiro in the League since 2016-2017:
1,338 – Redemptions 🥈
323 – Objections
1,456 – Swordsmen won 🥈
– OptaJose (@OptaJose) August 17 2022
In the eight seasons he spent at the club, Casemiro won 14 titles. Now he hopes to do the same at Old Trafford. It won’t be easy, but Casemiro enjoys challenges, and it hasn’t been easy in his career.