Florentino Perez: “People envy Real Madrid”
Real Madrid president, Florentino Perez, has spoken about a the club and the constant waves of criticism they have had to deal with over the years.
According to the Madrid supremo, the criticism was coming from a section that was envious of Real Madrid.
In a chat with OK Diario Perez spoke about a new documentary entitled: “Bernabeu.”
Santiago Bernabeu de Yeste is one of the most important men in Real Madrid’s history. He once played as a forward and eventually ruled as club president for 35 years.
Real Madrid’s home stadium is named after him.
The documentary: “It’s a movie about the life of Santiago Bernabéu. (On Thursday) we did a pre-screening at the stadium and it went really well.
“The movie is a way to know the life of a person that not everybody knows.”
Things that he didn’t know about Santiago Bernabéu: “Many things surprised me that I didn’t know before. Firstly, as a person and later his connection with with Madridismo during the war and post-war. Also, how he managed Real Madrid.”
“After the war, when there was no money, he created season tickets and made the biggest stadium in the world because he had the idea that with the money from ticket sales, he could sign the biggest players.
“That’s what he did. He signed Di Stéfano, Puskas and the rest is history.”
And on the criticism that Real Madrid receive he added: “Bernabéu already said it, they criticise us because they envy us. We have a good team and a good manager.”
quotes via AS Diario