EXCLUSIVE: Val Chmerkovskiy Says Maksim Will 'Have to Keep Up' When He Returns to 'Dancing With the Stars'

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Val Chmerkovskiy and Normani Kordei are proving to be steep competition on Dancing With the Stars, which may ignite a sibling rivalry when Maksim returns to the ballroom next week with partner Heather Morris.
ET's Nischelle Turner caught up with Val after he and the 20-year-old Fifth Harmony singer performed the Paso Doble to Mulan's "I’ll Make a Man Out of You," and scored an impressive 39 out of 40. Len Goodman was the only judge who did not five them a 10.
"The Chmerkovskiy in me was kind of itching to say something," Val said of Goodman's score. "But I'm excited because now we have an opportunity to do it again and hopefully get a 10 this time. You know, if anything, he motivates us to work even harder."
Val, 31, also commented on his brother returning to DWTS after taking a few weeks to recover from an injury. Maksim, 37, just so happens to be coming back on the week when the men compete against the women. "I'm really excited. I mean we're gonna be on a team together," Val said of his older brother's return. "I love working and sharing the stage with him."
"I mean, he's gonna have to keep up," Val added. "Hopefully he's ready to do that."
Val and Kordei weren't the only ones to crush Disney Week on DWTS. Here's a look at the other stand-out performances: