Video of Real Madrid Star Modric Practicing 'Trivela' Pass in Training Before Assist Against Chelsea Drops

Video of Real Madrid Star Modric Practicing 'Trivela' Pass in Training Before Assist Against Chelsea Drops

  • Luka Modric's assist for Rodrygo's goal against Chelsea in the second leg of the UEFA Champions League will go down in history as one of the best
  • The Croat's trademark passes, popularly known as the 'Trivela', was on display after his diagonal pass found Rodrygo for the crucial goal that kept Real Madrid in the tie
  • The Spanish giants went on to progress to the semi-finals despite losing 3-2 at the Santiago Bernabeu

A video of Luka Modric practicing the 'trivela'- his trademark passes- before the UEFA Champions League quarter-final, second leg clash against Chelsea has been spotted.

Luka Modric delivered the exquisite pass which Rodrygo smashed home to keep Real Madrid in the tie, having gone 3-0 down after 75 minutes.

In a video posted on social media, Modric is seen training on delivering the pass and it was no surprise it turned out to be an important pass in the game against Chelsea.

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Luka Modric practices trademark pass in training. Credit: @realmadrid Getty Images
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Chelsea almost boot the 13 times European champions out of the UEFA Champions League, after taking a 3-0 lead after 75 minutes of the game at the Santiago Bernabeu.

But with ten minutes left, the little magician pulled one 'trivela' out of his socks, which Rodrygo profited from to force the match into extra time.

Forward Karim Benzema sealed progress for Real Madrid with his extra time header.

Ronaldo tips Benzema for Ballon D'or award

Earlier, Sports Brief reported that three-time FIFA World Footballer of the Year Ronaldo Luís Nazário de Lima has tipped in-form Real Madrid forward Karim Benzema as the favourite for the 2022 Ballon d'Or award.

Ronaldo, a multiple winner of the accolade, reckons Benzema's form makes him best placed to win the Ballon d'Or award in a season most contenders have failed to match the performance of the Madrid talisman.

Benzema has been in red-hot form this season literally dragging the Los Blancos to La Liga and UEFA Champions League success with his superlative displays and most especially priceless goals.

Rudiger fumes at Kante during Chelsea Real Madrid game

Chelsea defender Antonio Rudiger was furious with N’Golo Kante during the cause of the Champions League match against Real Madrid at the Santiago Bernabeu, SPORTbible reports.

The centre-back had to clear the danger as Los Blancos almost took advantage of Kante’s mistake to find the back of the net.

English club Chelsea played brilliantly but were unlucky to crash out of the Champions League quarterfinal after a massive performance in Spain.

Source: Sports Brief News