10 most iconic quotes on Real Madrid
- Legends of football have had their say on one of the world's greatest clubs.
“Playing for Real Madrid is like touching the sky, Real Madrid has always been my first choice as a team and Madrid has always been my favourite as a city” – Juanito
Having impressed with Burgos during the three years he spent with them from 1974 to 1977, Juanito joined Real Madrid in 1977 and immediately touched the hearts of millions of Madridistas by expressing his love for the Blancos.
He amassed 90 goals in 350 appearances for Real Madrid and was famed for helping them achieve implausible comeback victories, making him a legendary figure at the club.
“This is my home and when I am ready to come back and offer something different, I will return”
Raul is one of the modern day legends of the game having showcased an uncanny ability to consistently find the back of the net at a regular frequency. The striker, who came through the Real Madrid academy after making the switch from Atletico Madrid, played in 741 games and scored an incredible 323 goals to help his side assert their dominance in European football.
It was a tearful day when the striker, who had spent most of his playing career at Madrid, left the club for a move to Schalke. However, the Spaniard, who had become the heartbeat of the side made clear his intention to return his home, his club.Published 26 Feb 2017, 14:10 IST