NEWS | 03/06/2017“We had the ability to play better and the second half was perfect”, added Casemiro.
“Today is a historic day to be savoured. This team is 10 out of 10, we're incredible. That's the key to success - being one unit and all moving in the same direction. We've formed a fantastic group headed by a great coach in Zidane. Winning three Champions Leagues in the last four years is unbelievable”.
Casemiro: “All the goals were important and we have to congratulate everyone. It was a pretty difficult game because they were playing very well. We knew they have quality, play some good football and have great players. We struggled in the first ten minutes but we finished the game well. We had the ability to play better and the second half was perfect".
Benzema: “It's exceptional. We've got a great team. I want to carry on in this vein and win many more trophies. I live for moments like this in football. You always want more but right now I'm thrilled and I'm going to savour it".
Marcelo: "We've achieved a historic feat today: two Champions Leagues in a row, the third in four years. We're defining an era and now it's time to enjoy it and celebrate with the fans. We work hard every day and we think we've had a great season. We came into the game in great physical shape and we were better than them towards the end. This victory is a reflection of the season”.
Isco: “No other team has won two Champions Leagues in a row, we have a team most people can only dream of and we deserved it. We came up against a sensational team and in the second half we saw the best side of Real Madrid that we’ve seen all year. There is no better place for football than right here at Real Madrid”.
Carvajal: “I came into this game in relatively good shape and everything I could do for the team was good. All Real Madrid fans are delirious with happiness and that is what we wanted".
"We have a great squad who are motivated and work hard, I hope we can keep this up for many years. Now we have to enjoy it”.
Morata: “Coming back to Madrid and winning the Champions League is incredible. I am happy here, being here is a dream for me. The only thing I think of is winning the Champions League. I have won it twice and I am very happy”.
Asensio: "We had a great second half. Today is a historic day for Real Madrid winning the double. I'm very happy to have scored, now it's time to enjoy it. At half time we talked about what we had to improve on then we went out and did it on the field".
Navas: "Winning two Champions Leagues is very difficult and we’re very happy to have done it. We must always be switched on, today we knew what was at stake. We’ve worked all year for this. We all enjoy winning another title and we have to dedicate it to the fans".
Varane: "It’s been a great season and now we’re going to enjoy it with our families and the fans. We have a fantastic group, we don’t know where the limit of this team is, we continue to believe in our strengths. We know that the forwards can score at any time and we've never been afraid, we went in to it with a cool head and we knew we were going to win".
Lucas Vazquez: "Zidane told me he was very sorry. It was a difficult decision. I’ve not said anything, my goal is to always help the team. We’ve shown that the team is together. We’re very happy with this double".