Real Madrid have a new designated free-kick taker. It’s a surprise choice

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Since the departure of Cristiano Ronaldo from Real Madrid, the likes of Toni Kroos, Luka Modric, and Marco Asensio have been tasked with free-kicks duties.

However, Asensio has departed the club, and veteran midfield duo Modric and Kroos may not be guaranteed a spot in the starting XI next season.

Reports have it that Carlo Ancelotti has been grooming someone else for the position.

According to a new report from AS, Rodrygo will be Real Madrid’s main free-kick taker next season.

The Brazilian scored a stunning free-kick against Sevilla back in May.