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Benzema: “We can win all six titles”


About to head for Brazil, attended BRAND Benzema in the concentration of the French team in Clairefontaine. Karim is radiant. Lives of the happiest of his life sporting stages. After fulfilling the dream of winning the Madrid Tenth, prepares to meet another: a World Cup. After the disappointment of not going to South Africa, was a thorn and prepares to enjoy the Brazilian appointment. Of course, he knows that his return to Madrid expect an exciting season.
Question. The Tenth and now the World. Do you still think sometimes that is a dream?
Response. I came to Madrid to win the Tenth. I dreamed a lifetime with the Cup and I am very proud. That is not forgotten. But football is going very fast. Luckily, now is the World Cup, but we have lived always in the career of a footballer.
Q. A response is expected and the fans?
A. It is the first time such a thing alive. When it won the League in Lyon were people, but not this. It was amazing to see all those people in Cibeles at six in the morning. It was magnificent. People were eager to live a thing. They had been waiting for years and they deserve it. I am particularly happy for them. We also got along time looking for this time. There have been many years of effort. We had missed luck, but it’s here.
Q. And that was very difficult. Did he think they were at the gates for another year?
A. It was very hard, and after setting them before. It has always been so against Atlético, is a team that does not let you move, but we played well. I think what we were looking for all the time and then it deserved. We never gave up and in the end the award much sacrifice arrived.
Q. For you it was not easy. When he saw that I was leaving the field, losing his team and after playing with discomfort. What did you think?
A. I was disappointed, but thought it was time and empataríamos. On the bench I was the first fan of the team. It goes really bad when you can not help your teammates. But we never lost faith, not on the field and we support from outside.
P. Views how was it and after hearing some criticism for his party, do not you think it was a mistake to play touched?
A. There was an error playing, I would do it. Winning the Champions League is not just a game, it is something that is earned from the beginning. I was injured, Christian too, and is one of the best players in the world. When you’re not the most immediately noticeable. Was injured but it is essential that participated and helped the team. In those moments you do not think about the consequences, think about what is best for your team and I was sure that you could help.
Q. What are your goals now? Did you know that you can close a historic season?
A. I want to win everything, is what compels Madrid. Work to win the treble and want another six titles. We have the World Club Cup, the Supercopa of Spain, Europe, the League again the Champions Cup and must win it all. We can because we are a great team.
Q. Do you think that this can go closer to his other great challenge, get to win Ballon d’Or?
R. You have to keep fighting to claim the Ballon d’Or think I’ve had a great season, now is the World Cup and it is clear that all that comes if you win titles. But now is a little closer.
Q. This has been his best year in Madrid?
A. Yes, because we have also won titles.
Q. How do you feel beside two players like Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo?
A. Sometimes it is easy to play alongside him, others are more complicated. I love playing with them, they are two great players. It is a pleasure to be the BBC. This year we have been close to 100 goals. We want to pass this barrier next year. See if possible.
P. The fans of Madrid is demanding. Do you think it is especially with Benzema?
R. In Madrid have called Zidane, Ronaldo, Casillas … are demanding, they want to dial or passes it will fail, you have to work to be always full. And so you have to assume, think you should do better player because you know that in every action there to give the best of each.
P. speaks of Luis Suarez’s afraid of course if a player like him coming?
A. I sleep well, wake up as well. Everyone can come and arriving in Madrid the best. I work every day to play in Madrid. I have no special pressure so it is a great player and has had a great season, but in football you have to make several very good seasons. But it is a great player and if ever comes it will help.
Q. What has given Ancelotti Benzema?
A. Above all, trust, like Zidane, so I have big games. Also Florentino has always been there for me since the first day I met him. I have always supported, even in the bad times.
Q. Bayern’s game was the best of the season?
A. I do not know if the best, but one of the biggest around what it meant. Earn as important there was something extraordinary team.
P. The press puts him far from Madrid. That is particularly concerned or trust the will of Ancelotti and the club?
A. They can say what they want. I have a contract, I’m in Madrid and if I can stay all my life in Madrid, so I will. I came here to win titles. If it’s for me, I always stay. I do not want to go anywhere.
Q. Do you feel you have lost a great opportunity to do the treble?
A. I had on hand, but it has been a hard, long time, and many years since the Madrid arrived so far ago. But next year we’ll go for the treble. It was more mental, he thought after Bayern would win at home, but in football you have to be on top forever. I think it has been a great season in every way.

Q. And what is the key to Ancelotti Madrid?
R. Calm, especially not go crazy. We have always had things clear, we have been firmly planted in the field and after much talent on the team to make a difference.
Q. How do you see Varane? Is the end of Lisbon came in handy to gain confidence?
A. Sure. If Varane he continues, in one or two years will be the best center in the world.
Q. They say you can go to Chelsea.
A. I have not talked to him about it, but I think it will.
Q. Is it very different role with France regarding plays at Real Madrid?
R. Every game with France have to be the best. Even I have more pressure and responsibility. But I will work to be the best. I look good physically and mentally. But the head is most important. If it is not there, does not work otherwise.
Q. Are you concerned about the state of Christian, that the World may happen bill?
R. takes many years playing every game, but I wish him well, to play the World Cup and does not suffer.
Q. And your renewal?
A. I hope to reach an agreement with Real Madrid, there is no other club like this. Every year I feel better, I just think in Madrid. I’m happy here with my family. My parents always go where I go, come much to me.

Florentino: “Winning our tenth Champions league was a liberation”

Still excited from the match and the celebrations , with the same twinkle in his eye that madridista any child these days. So Florentino Pérez was two days after the conquest of the Tenth . The Madrid president visited the studio of ‘Play of the 12 ‘ by Cadena Cope , to express his happiness for the achievement achieved .
“I am very happy to have won the Tenth and to see the satisfaction of fans . It was an obsession for Real Madrid and us have taken , now let’s get the Eleventh , but not so much pressure , it has been a release for all Madridistas . This is our competition and it will continue to increase the myth and legend of Real Madrid, ” said the Real president.

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Ancelotti Triumphant

The other winner in Europe , apart from elections, and politicking , is Ancelotti. Already Carlo III of Europe, the most successful man in the old continent . Only Bob Paisley caught up in Liverpool. A Carlo will also distinguish two Champions as a player and three as a coach , two with the Milan and Madrid with the Tenth , and even thus Miguel Muñoz , who also added five as a player from the bench.
Something will Carlo during good season in the thick of being a white coach , unscripted and end run by the whims of the stars. Is that always hung poster , but is winning , and that’s what counts at Real Madrid, and which led to bet at another time for another winning coach .

He has achieved 84% wins in the Champions

But in the case of Ancelotti titles should always be liked by divine grace. So in many chronic or his name is , is not going to be as you have to put too bold display. In the end, it is the triumph of an enlightened that he has had a double, something not seen since 1958 at the White House
The Madrid left it to Carletto a team that had just divided , perhaps exhausted other noise generating winning coach . Florentino then decided to restore institutional Ancelotti calm. The pacifier, as it was known within the club around his signature , he wanted to break from the outset with the above. ” I do not care what happened , but what can happen,” he told them .
Ancelotti has remained steadfast and quiet lives happily in Madrid , oblivious to the controversy over its management, and even does not mind give joy to his detractors : “I’m a lucky man , but not the final ,” said Lisbon .
Carlo has tried to get along with everyone , with the club, with the press and his players . It is their way of seeing this business. So won the Cup and took the Hells Madrid Munich 0-4 for a place in the final , but the thud of the League returned again suspected .
So his sin was let go in the league and its players agree to lower their arms or they are removed from the middle in the league soon. It should not be enough to crucify him. The Tenth deserves a truce.

The best derby in 111 years

There is a final. It’s not even a great final. Maybe the historic final term will also remain small , as does the official qualifier : Champions League final . The Real Madrid- Atlético ‘s The Final, with all capital letters. The mother of all derbies . Be a point and followed , because it will, but smelling endpoint.
From Arganzuela to Hortaleza , through Lavapies or Chamberi Sunday I will fly one flag in the capital. Media City held and cry of joy and the other half will hide the sight. If the jokes of the victors to the vanquished usually last until the next derby , which happens tonight marked several generations of Madrid fans for life . 111 years in one night.
Seasons pass and both sides will win trophies , you may even rival the eternal , but it will not matter . ” Yes, yes, but we will win in Lisbon ” will be the phrase that ditch any discussion . And touch loser will head down . Lifetime . That is the importance of today’s game . For once, the glory will not be ephemeral . When relationships come into play with friends , neighbors or colleagues , no turning back. Today ends.

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Karim Benzema is ready for battle

Karim Benzema is counting the hours to reach the final. Yesterday also trained with the team, but his feelings are even more positive and almost convinced that you can jump to game time at Da Luz stadium .
The French traveled with the rest of the expedition after working in the gym and put another day in the hands of the physios working to heal the hamstring contracture . The big test will be this afternoon however , the team training on the stage of the final. The player will do some exercises with the team, but seen its evolution is convinced that there will be no problems.
Ancelotti is the first that Benzema will wait until the last minute . It is clear that one of the weapons to embarrass the Atleti defense , his mobility and his play between the lines , his ability to get to the core of your site , in addition to his effort .
Carlo confidence
The coach has always opted for the French , even more doubt Karim . He knows that the success of the BBC is not only the result of the punch and Christian Bale, but the ease of the French to assume a different role between the two great stars of the draft Florentino Pérez .
Benzema , meanwhile , remains quiet, confident that all will be well . His dream is to play and win the final over to score. If you get beat Courtois better, but his obsession is to raise the Tenth and is the first opportunity that presents itself from five years ago dressed in white.
If the test this afternoon was not well Karim would be ruled out unless major surprise. Isco is the one who waits for an opportunity . Nor lacks want to jump to Da Luz stadium . Already played the Cup final against Barcelona at the low and Cristiano is the first genuine Carlo if he fails any part of the famous BBC.
Cristiano has already made clear he’ll play . Yesterday he made part of the session in Valdebebas with another group and solo . Bale is one that has been thoroughly prepared for the appointment of Lisbon after overcoming various hassles.

Diego Costa is back in action 48 hours before the final

Arda Turan and Diego Costa rejoined Thursday to training with the group , normally played ball and did the exercises with their colleagues at the meeting this afternoon in Los Angeles de San Rafael .

So it was observed in the first 15 minutes open to media training , the only provisions of the concentration of two days in Segovia saw before you move and tomorrow to Lisbon , the venue of the final of the League League against Real Madrid at the stadium of Light.

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