De Ligt: ‘McKennie lives in a different world from us’

05 Apr 2022 | 04:55 | Football

 Matthijs de Ligt said Weston McKennie was Juventus’ funniest player, and he felt like he lived “in a completely different world” than his teammates.

A look back at Weston McKennie’s first season at Juve

McKennie is currently injured, he hopes to return to full normal in the next few weeks, giving him a chance to play for Juve before the season ends.

De Ligt would certainly welcome the team-mate back, he said of the American: ” I think McKennie is the funniest player at Juve. Weston, he lives in a completely different world from ours. Really . It’s funny to meet him. On the team, he’s such a funny guy and he’s really important.”

'McKennie lives in a different world!' - De Ligt singles out USMNT star as funniest Juventus player while hailing midfielder's improvement - Bóng Đá

 McKennie waved his imaginary wand as he celebrated the goal.

McKennie has certainly shown her personality since arriving at Juventus from Schalke in 2020. The US international once celebrated Harry Potter-style after scoring for the Old Lady, the behind-the-scenes videos also show a bubbly personality. his float. 

McKennie infuriated Italian legends Giorgio Chiellini and Gianluigi Buffon when he revealed that he likes to drizzle ranch dressing over his pizza, an American sauce that has little to do with the famous Italian dish.

In total, McKennie has scored 10 goals in 74 appearances for Juve and is likely to have a starting place for the US team at the World Cup later this year.

Thanh Vu | 12:32 April 5, 2022

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