The 20-year-old has been sharpening his skills away from the pitch as Real Madrid continue to self-isolate amid the coronavirus pandemic.
Real Madrid midfielder Brahim Diaz asserts he has become a master of the video game Fortnite because of his enforced quarantine as he enters his second week on lockdown.
Los Blancos has finished their first week of self-isolation after shutdown after a part of the club basketball team tested positive for COVID-19, the coronavirus that has ignited a worldwide pandemic.
Diaz has struggled to create a normal impression in the club this period, mustering only 170 minutes of game time together with contests combined so much as Madrid look to grow their Supercopa de Espana title.
During the lockdown, Diaz has been enjoying his newfound family time and also improving his abilities on the favorite Fortnite game, along with training.
“I train, I play with my loved ones and then I have my spare time, which nobody could take away from me,” was quoted by Marca.
“I play with Fortnite, and I have become a pro since, essentially, I have not played it .”
Diaz also gave additional insight into how members of Zinedine Zidane’s squad are maintaining their match fitness while out of action, with La Liga and soccer across Europe not called to go back for what maybe a few months.
“In the team, they ask us to continue training, to keep on preparing physically and emotionally to be powerful, and they hope this will be resolved quickly,” he said.
“We all have individual training programmes, including an assortment of things.”
Madrid have been affected significantly off-field from the coronavirus, with former team president Lorenzo Sanz having passed away earlier this week after hospitalisation for symptoms of this disease.
Striker Luka Jovic also attracted strong criticism after breaking quarantine in his native Serbia, after he was seen outside his apartment after his return to the country.
With 11 games to be finished in La Liga, Madrid also stay firmly in the hunt for the title, trailing league leaders Barcelona by two points, while their Champions League prospects stay up in the atmosphere from Manchester City following the second leg of the last-16 tie was suspended.