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Florentino Pérez: "We're at the pinnacle of world football"

NEWS | 26/05/2018

“We had to suffer during the game, but we played the better football in the end and we deserved to win it”, said the Real Madrid president.
Florentino Pérez spoke to the press following the Champions League final in Kiev. The Real Madrid president was thrilled to have clinched La Decimotercera: “We had to suffer during the game, but we played the better football in the end and we deserved to win it. Liverpool put in a great performance too. Bale scored a wonderful goal and was one of the best players on the pitch. It's a party for Real Madrid and all of madridismo. We're all thrilled”.

“This team is one big family and I'm a bit stunned by what we're achieving. We've got a fantastic side, I think we've got the best players in every position. That's helped us enjoy an era which has placed us at the pinnacle of world football, because setting the benchmark in the Champions League is setting the benchmark across the world. I'm very happy”.

Spectacular team
“We're celebrating having won the Champions League. With such a wonderful team, we can keep winning European Cups. I think we're the best side in Europe and over the last few years, we've beaten the biggest teams. The club is the most important thing and on a day like today, it's important for us all to celebrate it together”.

"I'm delighted for Cristiano because he's now got five European Cups to his name, just like me, and we're celebrating these triumphs. He has been happy, is currently happy and will continue to be happy. He's under contract. I'm not here to speak about individual players".

Fans at the Bernabéu
"All of our supporters will really turn out in their numbers tomorrow at the Santiago Bernabéu. I've been told that the stadium screening of the final was brilliant and this is a big party for everyone connected with Real Madrid throughout the whole world".