MEET KEPA!

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The most expensive keeper of all time reveals all to MOTD magazine!

Hi MOTD mag readers, I am Kepa Arrizabalaga!

MY FULL NAME IS…

Kepa says: “Kepa Arrizabalaga Revuelta and I am 24 years old!”

I WAS BORN IN…

Kepa says: “Ondarroa – a little town in Spain. I played for my local team called Aurrera De Ondarroa!”

I USED TO SUPPORT…

Kepa says: “Athletic Bilbao – they're my team!”

MY THREE FAVOURITE KEEPERS OF ALL TIME ARE…

Kepa says: “Iker Casillas, Gianluigi Buffon and Manuel Neuer!”

MY BEST FRIENDs GROWING UP…

Kepa says: “Were twins called Asier and John. I met them at school. They haven’t come to watch me at Chelsea yet because they play football, too!”

THE BEST PIECE OF ADVICE I’VE EVER BEEN GIVEN IS…

Kepa says: “If you don’t work hard, you won’t get anywhere!”

THE BEST SAVE I’VE EVER MADE WAS…

Kepa says: “In my second game for Athletic Bilbao. We were playing against Valencia. The ball was crossed in and Rodrigo took a first-time shot which I kept out from close range!”

MY BEST FRIEND IN FOOTBALL IS…

Kepa says: “Inaki Williams from Athletic Bilbao!”

IF I WASN’T A KEEPER, I’D WANT TO pLAY…

Kepa says: “In midfield. I played games there for Athletic academy when I was 13 years old and scored lots of goals!”

MY FAVOURITE FILM IS…

Kepa says: “A Spanish film about the card game blackjack!”

I WAKE UP AT…

Kepa says: “10am, depending on when training is. I like to lie in!”

I WEAR…

Kepa says: “A new pair of gloves every single game!”

MY FAVOURITE FOOD IS…

Kepa says: “Paella – with rice, chicken and seafood!”

I HAVE PET…

Kepa says: “Birds! My family have always had them in Spain – we have about eight goldfinches. They sing lots!”

MY FAVOURITE HOLIDAY DESTINATION IS…

Kepa says: “Ibiza – it’s got to be Ibiza!”

MY DREAM IN FOOTBALL IS…

Kepa says: “To win the league or Champions League with Chelsea. I just want to keep improving myself!”

MY FAVOURITE BOOT IS…

Kepa says: “The Adidas X, for sure!”

MY FAVOURITE THING ABOUT LONDON IS…

Kepa says: “The fact that there are so many things to do. It’s such a massive city – there are lots of options, although I don’t like the traffic!”

WHEN I COME TO CLAIM THE BALL…

Kepa says: “I shout Kepa’s, not keeper’s. Ha!”

I GO TO BED AT…

Kepa says: “Midnight!”

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