It’s always tough being the new kid on the block. Just ask Luciano Vietto.
The 21-year-old striker joined Spanish giants Atletico Madrid from Villarreal earlier this summer for a whopping $23 million after scoring 12 goals in 32 league appearances with the Yellow Submarine last season. The young Argentine forward is expected to strengthen Los Colchoneros’ front line after Atletico shipped Mario Mandzukic to Italian champions Juventus.
Of course, that was last season. In an effort to impress his new teammates and live up to his heavy transfer price tag, Vietto took part in his first Atletico training session but failed miserably for the world to see.
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Take a look:
Not a good look, Luciano.
Aside from taking a break for a quick breather and appearing too weak to open a water bottle, Atletico boss Diego Simeone stood nearby and enjoyed a quick laugh at the Argentine’s ace expense. Ouch!