Ancelotti Responds To Rodrygo's Handshake Snub

Carlo Ancelotti
Carlo Ancelotti

Real Madrid manager Carlo Ancelotti has addressed Brazilian winger Rodrygo snubbing his handshake when he was substituted on Thursday night.

The Brazilian winger was taken off ten minutes into the second half against Villarreal with Los Blancos losing 2-0 at the time.

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The 22-year-old did not look to pleased with the decision ta being withdrawn and did not shake Ancelotti's hand when coming.

The Madrid tactician has now revealed that the handshake snub was not a big deal.

“At half-time, we saw that Rodrygo had a muscle that was a little overloaded," Ancelotti said, as per Goal.

"So, we decided to make an early substitution. He didn’t shake my hand as he came off, maybe because he forgot.”

Los Blancos switch focus to LaLiga action Sunday night, as they take on Athletic Bilbao at San Mames.

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