Presentación de Alaba

Alaba: “Pulling on the Real Madrid jersey is very special"

NEWS | 22/07/2021

“I'm hugely excited to be able to work with Ancelotti again", added the Austrian ace.
David Alaba gave an interview to the club's official channels following his presentation as a new Real Madrid player. The Austrian defender reflected: "It's a wonderful step for me personally. It's a childhood dream come true to pull on the Real Madrid jersey. It's something very special from a personal point of view".

“It's a dream to play for this club, as I said, but it's not only a dream you have when you're a kid. I think not only lots of children, but lots of footballers in general dream of this moment, the chance to one day play for the biggest club in the world”.

His signing
“There was no other option for me. Real Madrid were always top of the list. When the offer came in, I knew instantly that I wanted to come here. I'd spoken with Toni Kroos and Marcelo”.

Playing style
“I think I'm a very versatile player who can play in a whole range of positions. I'm also left-footed which is something a bit unusual".

“I'm hugely excited to be able to work with Ancelotti again. I know him from my time at Bayern Munich. We had a fantastic relationship and I'm thrilled that we can work together here once more".