NEWS | 10/01/2019 | Alberto Navarro | PHOTOGRAPHER: Víctor Carretero"I will keep working hard and giving my all to represent what this award means and the seven stars of Madrid”, said the captain at the event which Florentino Pérez also attended.
In his acceptance speech, the Real Madrid captain said: "It gives me a real sense of both joy and pride to have been named best male athlete at the Seven Star of Madrid awards. I am even more thrilled to get a prize for promoting and embodying sporting values. I am from Seville, Andalusia and I certainly feel it, but the region of Madrid welcomed with open arms 13 years ago and it is here where I have grown as a person and a professional, and I feel at home at here".
Pride and values
"I am proud to be Real Madrid captain and we have represented the region throughout the world in the best way possible, winning titles, providing the people of Madrid real moments of joy and always trying to live up to what the region represents. Thank you all. I will keep working hard and giving my all to represent what this award means and the seven stars of the region of Madrid."
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"There is not much left to say about Sergio Ramos because he is a global footballing star and a shining example of working with others. He is a 10/10 sportsman. There are very few people who can represent such love for their team, the love of their country and that notion of never giving up."
Alongside the Real Madrid captain, Sara Andrés, Jesús Tortosa, Camino Martínez, the Sanitas Foundation, the Atlético Madrid Women’s team and the Las Rozas Local Council were also awarded for their actions.