Diaz revels in 'dream' Real Madrid debut

Real Madrid recruit Brahim Diaz came off the bench in Wednesday's 3-0 Copa del Rey victory over Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Brahim Diaz described his Real Madrid debut as a "dream" after making his first appearance since arriving from Manchester City.

Diaz swapped Premier League champions City for La Liga giants Madrid on a six-and-a-half-year contract in a move worth a reported initial fee of €17million last week.

And the 19-year-old attacker debuted on Wednesday after coming off the bench in Madrid's 3-0 Copa del Rey victory over Leganes at the Santiago Bernabeu.

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Speaking afterwards, Diaz said: "This is great, an unforgettable and unique day.

"Making my debut at the Bernabeu is great. This is a dream since I was a child.

"Winning makes the dream greater, but I take everything in peace. I will hang my debut shirt in my room."

Diaz added: "Sergio Ramos has congratulated me and told me to continue like this, and that I will have many minutes.

"He is a top player and playing with him is to enjoy the moment and this dream."

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