3-1: Footballing masterclass against Barcelona
Goals by Cristiano Ronaldo, Pepe and Benzema cancelled out the visitors' opener and ensured a ninth successive win for Real Madrid.
“We didn't lose our heads after going a goal behind and stuck to our plan”, stated the Italian.
“The fans were incredible,” said Marcelo.
Florentino Pérez presented him with a watch and a shirt signed by the whole squad.
“We couldn't let the game get away from us”, explained Carvajal.
Thousands of fans showed their support for the squad as the team bus arrived at the stadium.
He is a contender alongside Leo Messi and Giovanni, with the prize presented on 27 October at the LFP Awards Ceremony.