Festa Real, president Perez euphoric: “You are legends of the club and of world football”

In Madrid it is time to celebrate the fifteenth Champions League, won yesterday in the Wembley final against Borussia Dortmund. Florentino Perez and Carlo Ancelotti’s team were welcomed at Puerta del Sol by Isabel Díaz Ayuso, president of the Community of Madrid who presented the president with a medal for the triumph: “Real Madrid has once again won the hearts of millions of people who they dream of this trophy all over the world. For this welcome in the Community of Madrid, our club is universal, but Madrid, as I always say, is our origin and our starting point”, said the president.

“This European Cup has once again thrilled the fans. Our players gave their all in a very difficult match. I want to congratulate Borussia Dortmund, who were a great rival and I want to congratulate the players, the coach and its CEO, who is a friendly club of mine who has once again proven his worth in London.

Injuries were an obstacle that this group was able to overcome, we are faced with legends of Real Madrid and world football. Dear players, I want you to know that you have given us a joy that we will never forget. Some of you have reached six European Cups, only our beloved Paco Gento did it. Nacho, Dani Carvajal, Luka Modric and someone we have to thank for everything he has shown on and off the pitch,” he said, referring to Toni Kroos, before the room gave him an extraordinary ovation. “Thank you for your excellent football and for your always exemplary behavior during all these years.”