28 February 2011
Casillas, Ramos, Kaka, Di Maria, Ozil and Benzema were all on hand as Real Madrid unveiled its latest sponorshup deal with the Ministry of Industry, Tourism and Commerce as well as the Community and City of Madrid that will see the club promote Spain at both international and domestic levels under the slogan "Visit Spain, Visit Madrid".
"Our history and legen have made Real Madrid a universal team, but its grandeur begins in Madrid and Spain. For over 100 years it has been one of the most relevant references of this country and we have proudly carried the Madrid name around the world. We humbly accept this responsibility and we will carry it out with hard work, talent and commitment; values that identify with Madridismo."
Community VP Ignacio Gonzalez:
"We are grateful to this club because it will wear the Madrid and Spain logo everywhere it goes. We are also fortunate in that this Community boasts the best team in the world."
Mayor Alberto Ruiz Gallardon:
"This city's most important asset, and that which we feel most proud of, is Real Madrid and its values, which is what we want to promote around the world. In large part it belongs to all Spaniards, because you are ambassadors of Spain."
Minister of Industry, Tourism and Commerce Miguel Sebastian:
"Real Madrid is an icon of Spain. It is a winning team and one of the most visible clubs on an international level, but what we must promote is its culture of hard work and the excellence in its genes."