"I've been playing well the past couple of weeks, training well, focussing on the right things, maintaining that level of performance and hoping for the best. I'm feeling confident about my game and taking that to every match I play."
Rodriguez moved to Madrid from French side AS Monaco in 2014 after claiming the FIFA World Cup Golden Boot with his six goals at that year's competition in Brazil. He also spent two years on loan to German giants Bayern Munich from 2017 to 2019.
Looking at the potential of his young front line, optimism seems appropriate.
The 33-year-old striker announced his "U-turn" 11 days after informing the club that he wanted to leave this summer and arguing that a clause in his contract meant he could leave for free.
BEIJING, Sept. 5 (Xinhua) -- The World Winter Sports Expo 2020 (WWSE) came at an important time during the global COVID-19 pandemic and holding the Expo in Beijing sent a strong signal of confidence, IOC President Thomas Bach said at the Expo's opening ceremony here on Saturday.
If Quintero's transfer to Shenzhen materializes, he will be the second Colombian in the team's squad, joining forward Harold Preciado.
The 2020 Women's World Cup is scheduled from November 8 to November 10.
Felix Bastians should have snapped Teda's winless run in the 85th minute but the German saw his penalty saved by goalkeeper Deng Xiaofei.
Forming a national team is not just about catering for the top performers but always keeping the team's perspective in mind, said Real's four-time Champions League winner Kroos.
MADRID, Sept. 8 (Xinhua) -- Another season lies ahead for Atletico Madrid, but despite their third-place finish in the 2019-2020 campaign, they go into the new season with more doubts hanging over Diego Simeone's side than at any time since he took over as coach in 2011.
In the men's singles, both second seed Dominic Thiem of Austria and third seed Daniil Medvedev of Russia advanced into the fourth round. Thiem conquered former US Open champion Marin Cilic of Croatia 6-2, 6-2, 3-6, 6-3, while Medvedev made light work of local player Jeffrey Wolf, winning 6-3, 6-3, 6-2.