Thomas Gravesen on Real Madrid: “When I heard, I said I was happy at Everton. Then they said it was Real, not Atletico…”

Thomas Gravesen FourFourTwo

The Goodison favourite speaks about his career in an exclusive in-depth interview for the new issue of FourFourTwo, and recalls the moment when he found out that he was being offered the chance to play alongside the Galacticos in January 2005.

“I was in the cinema with my brother when my agent called,” Gravesen explained. “I said to my brother, ‘I’ve got to take this phone call’ and went outside. My agent asked, ‘What do you think about Madrid?’

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Conor Pope
Online Editor

Conor Pope is the former Online Editor of FourFourTwo, overseeing all digital content. He plays football regularly, and has a large, discerning and ever-growing collection of football shirts from around the world.

He supports Blackburn Rovers and holds a season ticket with south London non-league side Dulwich Hamlet. His main football passions include Tugay, the San Siro and only using a winter ball when it snows.