Rodrigo admits he doesn’t like the number 9 role.

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Brazilian striker Rodrigo Goes admits he is not happy with his role as a number nine. Despite playing in the position with Real Madrid and Brazil football.

Rodrygo Goes, 22-year-old Real Madrid attacker admits that. He does not like his role as number 9 for the Whites. Resulting in him not performing well, scoring just one goal in every game he plays. List of 11 games this season. According to a report from Relebo last Sunday. 

Real Madrid are off to a great start to the season. But Rodrygo is still struggling to meet their standards. After scoring only one goal from playing 11 games since winning 2-0 against Athletic Bilbao in the opening game of the season. UFABET Part of this comes from the tactical adjustment. From 4-3-3 to 4-4-2 or 4-3-1-2 of Carlo Ancelotti by sending Rodrygo to play as a striker Pair: Vinicius Jr. or Jose Luis San Martin Mato Joselu. 

MADRID, SPAIN – MAY 04: Rodrygo of Real Madrid celebrates after they win a penalty during the UEFA Champions League Semi Final Leg Two match between Real Madrid and Manchester City at Estadio Santiago Bernabeu on May 04, 2022 in Madrid, Spain. (Photo by Alex Livesey – Danehouse/Getty Images)

Such tactical adjustments resulted in Rodrygo being closely followed by the opponent’s defense. And thus having limited playing space. The 22-year-old forward admits he doesn’t like that role very much. This is because he is more comfortable playing in wide positions in a 4-3-3 system. 

‘I’ve always made it clear that I have the ability to play on the wing and play inside as well. But I’ve always said that I don’t like being a number 9. And in the end both at the club and here (Brazil) I had to play that position many times. But I didn’t like it very much,’ Rodrygo said.