Valverde: Participating in the Clasico is a dream

I'm so glad this dream has come true.

Federico Valverde, a Real Madrid player, expressed his great happiness to be part of his team in the Clásico against Barcelona and considered his presence in an event like this as a dream that he will finally be able to achieve.

Valverde has emerged as one of the best players this season with the Royals under Zinedine Zidane and is currently a key battalion of the French coach and is expected to play mainly against Barcelona on Wednesday night.

Speaking to the press, the 21-year-old said, "It's going to be a very exciting thing for me, it's going to be a dream, I'll try to enjoy every moment and every detail of this game."

"You have to enjoy the game, and you also have to win it to be proud of your team and always make it to the top."

"The Clásico is a dream for many players, every player wishes to play a match like this, you have the opportunity to enjoy playing in it."

Meanwhile, Real Madrid's right-back Dani Carvajal, who has a long experience in the Clásico, said, "We are in the Clásico, we have a lot of confidence in ourselves and we are living a really good period."

"It's an exceptional match and it has a global impact, everyone wants to follow it and we hope that things will end up in our favor in the end." The fans should trust us, encourage us and promise to do our best on the pitch."

It is worth mentioning that Barcelona and Real Madrid share the top of the La Liga standings with 35 points each, and this match is an opportunity for the victor to score alone in the first place and before one game from the end of the first round.