Jamal Musiala is considered to be the bearer of hope in German football and at FC Bayern.
In an interview, the 18-year-old now talks about his career.
Munich - Last season Jamal Musiala * made his breakthrough at FC Bayern Munich *.
The then 17-year-old became an integral part of the team under coach Hansi Flick and contributed six goals to win the championship.
Even under Julian Nagelsmann, the offensive midfielder comes to his playing times and that despite the massive competition in Musiala's traditional positions.
FC Bayern: Musiala was particularly enthusiastic about one player - "Passtechnick was just fantastic"
In an interview with the
, the 18-year-old now talks about his status with the German record champions and what it feels like to train with the best footballers in Europe every day.
“It feels very comfortable.
At the beginning I was nervous and if you look at the star players, yes, you see Robert Lewandowski every day, that's not normal, ”said Musiala, referring to his training sessions in Munich.
"But after a while it started to feel normal and I can say that they are now something like my friends," adds the DFB youngster.
In addition to goalgetter Lewandowski, however, a Bayern professional * Musiala had particularly impressed when he was allowed to train with the professional team for the first time. "Thiago" replied Musiala when asked which player caught his eye the most and then continued : “His passing technique was just fantastic to look at.
But there are a lot of players.
Lewandowski, with his final strength or Joshua Kimmich's technique.
Everything is first class. "
Musiala on his decision for Germany - "Don't look back"
Musiala also talks to
about the previous decision, about the choice of the national team. Musiala was born in Stuttgart, his mother is German and his father is British with Nigerian roots. The midfielder was trained at Chelsea and initially went through several U-national teams in England. “At the end of the day, I thought about what would be best for me and where I would feel most comfortable,” explains the 18-year-old. "I chose Germany and am not looking back."
"It feels like I made the right decision," continues Musiala, even if he continues to be excited about England games.
“I still have love for England, my boys play there - like Jude Bellingham.
I always wish Jude the best and when England plays well, I'm happy. ”Musiala has a special relationship with BVB youngster Bellingham.
FC Bayern: Musiala has a "little rivalry" with "good friend" Bellingham in the Bundesliga
"We have always been very happy," said Musiala about Bellingham, with whom he had always shared a room on the English national team.
"It's crazy when you think about how far we've come and how well he's doing, meeting in the Champions League and playing at the European Championship." The Bayern youngster speaks of a "little rivalry" with Bellingham, which she does like to carry out on the pitch.
The next opportunity for this will be in the Bundesliga on December 4th.
Musiala surprises with a confession: "My mum still drives me to training"
The fact that Musiala is only 18 years old despite Bundesliga rivalries, Champions League and national team is also clear from another story that the youngster tells in an interview.
“My mum still drives me to training and then picks me up again.
It's relaxed, but I'm working on my driver's license.
I should have him in the next few weeks. "
Jamal Musiala and FC Bayern * will face Bayer Leverkusen * in the Bundesliga on Sunday, who are tied with Bayern in second place in the table.
In the coming week, Munich will meet Benfica Lisbon in the Champions League.
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