Federico Valverde cries after emotional incident

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At just 24, Federico Valverde has become a mainstay in the Real Madrid team.

The Uruguayan international has been honoured in his home country.

Valverde’s boyhood club Penarol, has renamed one of their training pitches to his name.

Valverde featured for Penarol between 2008 and 2016.

After the honour, Valverde couldn’t hold back his tears, as his wife Mina and a baby boy Benicio helped to cope with emotions.