With his winning goal against FC St. Pauli, Rodrigo Zalazar shot FC Schalke 04 back to the Bundesliga last weekend. Now the promotion hero has spoken about its emotions after returning to the upper house.

“It was the most beautiful day in my career so far. It still feels like in a dream. I can’t describe it at all. If I had to write a script, it would have been the same,” enthused the offensive player in an interview with “Rodrigo1 “About the climb with the narrow.

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The royal blue had already returned 0-2 in the preliminary game for the Bundesliga return against FC St. Paul last week. After the break, Simon Terodde finally equalized with a double pack before Zalazar had the promotion party started with his goal in the 78th minute.

The 22-year-old now wants to immortalize the special moment in the form of a tattoo forever. “It is planned. After the climb, I made an appointment directly. I will tattooed my jubilation after the winning goal with the arms stretched out on my back. That was the most important moment in my previous career,” announced the former Frankfurt.

For the Spaniard, the move to Gelsenkirchen has turned out to be a real success story. With twelve scorer points, Zalazar was one of the team’s load -bearing pillars.

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He also felt good from the first few minutes, the midfielder described.

“At Schalke I immediately had a great feeling. I remember well when Rouven Schröder called me. When I hung up, I immediately called my consultant and said: Say off all other clubs, please bring me to Schalke ! “, Zalazar recalled.

With the ascent, however, the chapter should never end. Zalazar also wants to start the Bundesliga with Schalke: “I would like to work on myself and listen to what the big players tell me. I want to listen, to listen to everything and get even better. Of course, the goal gives me confidence for the new season. “