Luka modric, one of the most outstanding players in the triumph against Atalanta, spoke shortly after Madrid sealed their place in the quarterfinals of the Champions. “The important thing was to go to the quarterfinals, which we have not done in the last two years,” said the Croatian. “We have to go step by step and see where we can go. We have shown tonight that there is still a lot of hunger in this team and that we want to keep winning. I think we can go far, we’ll see where, but today was important, “he said in Movistar+ after the meeting.
“It was a very demanding game, Atalanta is a very physical team and they put a lot of pressure on us throughout the game, non-stop. We had to respond to the same physical level and also with the ball ”, analyzed the Croatian, author of the assistance that represented the 1-0 of Benzema after a gross mistake of Sportiello.
“I feel very good,” he said when asked in Movistar for his level at 35 years old. “I always say that you don’t have to look at the years, what the player does on the field is important. With my physique and with everything I have achieved here I am still hungry to continue doing things well and to compete at the highest level. I work every day to achieve all this and I feel very good ”, he commented.
“That goal came to us at an important moment. The coach told us that we had to press and right there we scored the goal that gave us confidence for the rest of the game ”, he said about the goal play.