Andre Pinto, director of the club Saint-Truiden has hailed right-back Takehiro Tomiyasu for having the same ideas as Manchester United’s Cristiano Ronaldo.
“Cannons” paid 17 million pounds to bring back the Japanese national team to join the team. Throughout the first three games on the field for the team impressed very well. Which Pinto, who manages the footballer from The Brazilian, who joined the Belgian side in 2018, hailed Tomiyasu for having the same ideas as Ronaldo.
Takehiro Tomiyasu for having the same ideas as Cristiano Ronaldo.
“The amazing thing about Tomi is that he doesn’t give up anything that isn’t successful,” Pinto told Goal. He’s a hard worker.”
“You find players with a lot of dedication. But Tomi has a concept that is quite similar to Cristiano Ronaldo in terms of commitment. Including In terms of hard work and in terms of healthy eating.”
“I worked with the CEO, Takayuki Tateshi at FC Tokyo, so we knew Tomi from Japan, he was 19 at the time and what interested us most was his potential. It’s not every day when you have a player 1.88 meters tall and have both speed. Strong body and technique”
“We trusted Tomi so much until he injured his ankle and was fit. The team doctor said ‘You can’t sign this player, he’s injured’ so our CEO went to the board and said, ‘You can grab him. I can guarantee that.’ This is the confidence we had in Tomi at that moment.”