19 July 2011
Alberto Navarro (Los Angeles) / Translation by Michael J. O'Donnell
Spanish film stars Paz Vega and Elsa Paraky were present in an act promoting tourism in Spain held in Los Angeles that was also attended by Real Madrid and other Hollywood stars. Both actresses commented on the team's spectacular debut against LA Galaxy.
"The team proved in its first game to want to win and showcased many ideas."
"Real Madrid is like a temple. It is very important. The whole world knows the team and talks about it. People in other countries associate Spain with the team."
"Mourinho seems to me to be very serious and to know a lot about football. I like him and I believe people should have faith in him and give him time to do a good job."
"My four year old son Orson has a Real Madrid kit with the number '9' shirt. I think football is a beautiful sport."
"Real Madrid had the best possible debut. They are going to have a very positive season."
"Real Madrid is a brand known accross the world. Everybody knows what this team means and an increasingly number of people know who the players are. I was born in Madrid and I feel proud of my team."
"Jose Mourinho will help make this a very successful season."