Cancelo’s two football idols revealed. They are Barca legends

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Joao Cancelo has always been a Cule at heart, and it’s evident from how happy he is to play for Barcelona.

The Portuguese defender recently told Diario Sport: “Barca is where I’ve always dreamed of playing. A dream club. All my friends know all my idols played for Barca.”

In an interview last year, Cancelo also named Barca legends Ronaldinho Gaucho and Dani Alves as his idols.

“As a kid, my idol was Ronaldinho Gaucho. I’ve loved football ever since then; for the charm that this sport has, for the difficulty that this sport has,” Cancelo told Man City’s official website in 2022.

“I’ll be honest, in my position, my childhood idol is Daniel Alves. He is the best full-back ever. I’m a huge fan of his work, I am a fan of what he does on the pitch but also of the sense of freedom with which he plays. The joy with which he plays this sport, with which he loves this sport. He’s a role model for me in that regard.”