NEWS | 25/05/2014"We have the best fans on the planet. Every year they want us to achieve even more and that has made this club legendary", stated Florentino Pérez.
The Santiago Bernabéu once again enjoyed one of its magical nights. This time it was not a match, but the celebrations for the Tenth. The players enjoyed themselves with the fans, with Casillas saying: "Thank you for waiting, but it has been worth it after 12 years, to win it and become kings of Europe. This Tenth belongs to every Madrid fan around the world, so I hope you enjoy it. After today it's time to think about the Eleventh".
Florentino Pérez, proud of the squad
“The players were happy with their families and it's the culmination of a season that has been very tough. From the first game it could be seen they wanted to win this Champions League. In the end they did it at the last minute and what we witnessed was extraordinary”.
“We know we have the best fans in the world, spread all over the planet. They're very loyal but also have high expectations and they are already wanting the Eleventh. Every year they want to go one better and that has made this club a legend. I'm moved by what we saw in Lisbon”.
Ramos: "This Champions League is dedicated to Pitina"
“I feel privileged to be part of the best team in the world. For me it's a dream come true being able to lift the Champions League trophy. It takes a lot of hard work, sacrifice and effort and it's thanks to the players and coaches”.
“Thank you for giving us the support the team needs at difficult times. I want to dedicate this cup to every Madrid fan, to my family, to my wife and son, and to a person who left us some time ago and that is Pitina, the chairman's wife, who helps us from above. Hala Madrid!”.
Ronaldo recalled his arrival at the club: “I remember the first day I walked into the Bernabéu. Yesterday we were able to win the most important trophy that can be won with this club. One, two, three: Hala Madrid!”.
“It's incredible. The fans deserve our enthusiasm, they deserve to celebrate, it has been amazing. We have to thank them for their support every day. Our job was to give it everything and win the title”.
Arbeloa: "An unrepeatable thing"
“We have won the most important football tournament. It's an unrepeatable thing and it was a title that the Madrid fans have been waiting for. The good thing is sharing this success with so many people. It's incredible”.
Di María: "Immense joy"
“It's an immense joy to have won the Tenth. We have suffered so much in the last three years going out in the semi-finals that winning it is an incredible thing. It's thanks to the people that are supporting us. We gave it everything and that's why we won a great title that is something unique for Madrid".