Vancouver Whitecaps defender Ranko Veselinovic reveals Man Utd ‘legend’ is his idol

Vancouver Whitecaps defender Ranko Veselinovic reveals Man Utd 'legend' is his idol

Vancouver Whitecaps center-back Ranko Veselinovic has revealed the affect that compatriot and ‘idol’ Nemanja Vidic had on him rising up.

The 23-year-old is capped as soon as for Serbia at senior degree however is displaying loads of promise in Main League Soccer, turning into the rock on the coronary heart of the Vancouver Whitecaps’ protection.

Veselinovic can solely watch on as Serbia compete to make it by the group phases on the World Cup, opening their marketing campaign with a 2-0 defeat to a powerful Brazil facet.

The hope, clearly, is to in the future take to the sphere himself for Serbia at a serious event. To take action, he’ll should observe within the footsteps of former Man Utd stalwart Vidic – as is the case for just about all Serbian center-backs these days.

“Nemanja Vidić, that was my idol rising up. All center-backs in Serbia intention to be like him. A legend of Manchester United, a legend of the Serbian nationwide staff.”

Requested concerning the prospect of enjoying in a World Cup in Serbia himself, Veseliniovic admitted the problem in breaking by an more and more gifted participant pool.

That mentioned, he’ll proceed to again his nation all the way in which and work towards returning to the nationwide staff setup in the future quickly.

“It’s powerful as a result of now we have a great staff, plenty of good gamers, [but] I can’t wait to look at this World Cup,” he mentioned, including on his personal World Cup goals: “Sooner or later, why not? That will be the dream.”

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