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Former Barca youth player Kubo calls new club Real Madrid 'the best in the world'

Real Madrid signing and former Barcelona youth player Takefusa Kubo has called his new team "the best club in the world" after recently signing at the Santiago Bernabeu.

Kubo signed for Real Madrid in June as the Japan international joined the Spanish side from FC Tokyo on a five-year deal.

The 18-year-old attacker is set to join up with Real Madrid Castilla for the 2019-20 campaign.

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Kubo previously played in Barcelona's academy system from 2011-15, becoming top goalscorer in the league with 74 goals in 30 games as an Under-11 before rising to the U14 level.