NEWS STORY. 06/20/2022
The workforce, the technical staff and the management visited the headquarters of the Community of Madrid and the Town Hall.
One day after being crowned league champion at the WiZink Center, Real Madrid offered the title to madridistas. The squad, the technical staff, Florentino Pérez and the management went with the trophy to the Community of Madrid and the Town Hall. The first stop was at the Real Casa de Correos, headquarters of the Community of Madrid, where Isabel Díaz Ayuso was waiting for them.
During the exchange of gifts, Florentino Pérez and Sergio Llull presented the President of the Community with a replica of La Liga and an autographed jersey, the latter responding with a commemorative plaque. The captain spoke first: “We are very happy and proud to return to this place and to offer a new title. I want to thank the president, without his support nothing would have been possible, and the technical staff and the players, because it has been a very difficult year”.
Florentino Pérez: “It’s a title that has a special emotion”
The Real Madrid president underlined the team’s merit: “Returning to the house of all Madrid residents to offer a new La Liga title in basketball and a victory that has a very special emotion. This is the 36th La Liga. And we know all that it’s not just one more league. It’s a title that symbolizes what this group of players really is. A symbol that represents the struggle in the face of adversity, perseverance, talent and a hunger for incredible titles and courage”.
“This team had to bring out unsuspected strengths when it seemed impossible and when every conceivable and unimaginable difficulty occurred, between injuries and unexpected ailments, this group believed in this way of facing the adversities that come their way. against Real Madrid, which is in his DNA”.
“I want you to know that we, the madridistas, we are very proud of you all. This spirit that you have shown during all these matches is a dream for me as president. Please inspire the Madridismo. It’s also a time to thank an audience that is the best in the world. The madridistas are delighted with this new title, but we are already thinking about returning next season”.
Isabel Díaz Ayuso concluded the speeches, she who congratulated the players: “We come together to celebrate this sensational success of the basketball team and I want to thank you for carrying the name of this region all over the world. is one of the most important and moving titles among the 36 Liga you have won. You have been an example of resistance, fight and indestructible faith. It is the DNA of Real, knowing how to get up after each fall , come back to win. Real is doubly great thanks to its sporting successes but also for an attitude that has been key. You are Real Madrid, the most important team in the world, synonymous with overcoming, effort and victory “.
Visit to the Town Hall
In the aftermath, the expedition madridista went to City Hall. A further exchange of gifts took place, with Florentino Pérez and Sergio Llull presenting a replica of the trophy and an autographed jersey to José Luis Martínez-Almeida, the latter responding with a commemorative plaque. The mayor said: “You are genuine heroes. What has happened in recent months is not just sports management, but also an achievement on a human and exemplary level. It is difficult to imagine a team go through so many adventures. When you ask what Real Madrid is and what are its values, you have to look at this season’s team. The best that Real Madrid can do is to win and the values with which you have won go beyond the sport. It’s very difficult to be able to describe what you have done”.
A golden era
Finally, the Real Madrid president said: “It has been another exceptional season, with the title in the Spanish Super Cup and this 36th Liga in a year full of adversity. We are facing a very special group. And we have to remember, as Pablo Laso said yesterday, that this team has played in the four finals this season. We have also been finalists in the Euroleague and the Copa del Rey. And the coming year we we will fight again to try to win them all”.
“This is the spirit of Real Madrid and of this team. An indomitable and rebellious spirit in the face of difficulties, which brings great moments of joy to us, the madridistas, in this new golden era for Real Madrid in basketball. They interpreted it especially in this end of the season, where there were many adversities at times, but the most important thing was to put the team above everything”.
The last to speak was captain Sergio Llull: “It’s a pride to be here again to offer another title and we hope there will be many more next year. “We’ve done an incredible job. We’ve been a real team on the pitch through all the adversity we’ve had during the year.”