I liked it that Cristiano was concerned with yesterday’s match hero Paulo Jorge and looked after him. Paulo Jorge has lost 2 teeth when he flew at the back of a teammate after a clash with Cristiano. Unbelievable but true: Instead of leaving the pitch, he himself plucked out a third tooth and went back into the match.
CL 1/4 finals 2nd leg: Real Madrid vs. APOEL Nicosia 5:2, 04.04.2012
Post-match interview with Cristiano. CL 1/4 finals 2nd leg: Real Madrid vs. APOEL Nicosia 5:2, 04.04.2012 (by XxXMaryX17XxX)
“We achieved our objective, we won. We reached the semi-finals, vs. Bayern. A very difficult match. We’ll see. Things are going well, thank God. I played well. I hope to score again in the next games. It’s great. I am very contented, not only for myself. The team is phenomenal.”
Post-match interview with Kaká CL 1/4 finals 2nd leg: Real Madrid vs. APOEL Nicosia 5:2, 04.04.2012.
“As a kid I didn’t have much strength, so I learned to hit the ball the way I did tonight to hurt goalkeepers. It’s been one of my most beautiful goals, similar to the one I scored against Anderlecht with AC Milan. I am growing increasingly confident in my game and touch on ball.”
“Competition is good at Real Madrid and those who play always try to do their best. It’s good because we all give our best. The most important thing to me is that I’m not sustaining injuries and that I manage to pull off good efforts to help the team; all that makes me very happy. I am gradually growing as a player and I’m improving at the most crucial moment of the season.”
“It’s important to reach the semifinals a second year running. It will be hard to win them because we’ll face Bayern Munchen, who are doing well and played a final recently. We are confident but we always respect our opponents, and tonight was no exception. I think Real Madrid can reach the final.” “We must only think about our game against Valencia now. That’s our most important match right now because we have a six point lead over Barcelona in the league and we want to keep it that way.”