“Everyone knows what Zidane means to us”

Emilio Butragueño, director of institutional relations of Real Madrid, analyzed the victory of his team against Alavés (1-4) in which the Croatian Luka modric returned to sign a great performance and assured, with a final smile, that the midfielder, who ends his contract at the end of the season, “will continue to give a lot to the team”

“There are players who magnify this sport. The pass to Mendy in the first half is a beauty, it is a luxury to have him among us. He has given us a lot, he gives us a lot and he will continue to give it to us, ”he said on Movistar +, hinting that the renewal of the Ballon d’Or in 2018 is near.

A Butragueño that supported the work of Zidane, who tested positive for coronavirus last Friday, despite the surprising elimination in the Copa del Rey against Alcoyano: “Everyone knows what Zidane means to us. What we want is for you to return to us as soon as possible. We know what football is like, we have been around for many years. When the team doesn’t win we have to listen to comments and rumors of all kinds. You have to be united and work, ”he said.

Butragueño He analyzed what happened on the pitch: “It was a great team game. The first half has been magnificent, we have crystallized that good game on the scoreboard. We are very happy, it was very important to win. Also because of how it happened because we have been superior and we have deserved the victory ”.

“We always compete to win. When we don’t win we have to understand that our fans want to see their team win. We have a staff of great professionals. Today they played a very complete game. We have to continue, there is still a long season left and we are going to do everything possible to finish well and win titles. That is our spirit ”, he commented.

By last, the director of institutional relations of Real Madrid He insisted on working and being united, without wanting to comment on the possibility of ending the season without lifting a title: “There is so much left… and we are going to fight until the end. We have very good players and today it has been shown. To work and be united, which is very important. Trusting in this squad and in this coaching staff ”, he assured.