‘We will have to play a great game on the return leg to continue in the Champions League’

Raphael varane he added 350 games for Real Madrid against Atalanta. The French central was happy to reach that figure, in addition, with a victory. “For me it is an honor to reach 350 games with Real Madrid. Besides, it was a victory, so I’m very happy, “he said. Varane to the Real Madrid media.

Varane He stressed about the game against Atalanta that “we were facing a team that plays football very well. We have been very supportive and we have believed until the end to achieve this victory “, he said, to warn that” even so, we will have to play a great game in the second leg to continue in the Champions League “. The center-back wanted to emphasize that “as a defense it is important again to leave a clean sheet. It is the work of the whole team, we have worked very well and we have fought until the end ”.

Varane lHe reached 350 games for Real Madrid in his eleventh season at the club, with which he has achieved 234 wins and 18 titles. He is the fifth player in the squad with the most games after Sergio Ramos (668), Benzema (541), Marcelo (519) and Modric (374).

Its 350 matches are divided into six competitions: League (228), Champions League (81), Copa del Rey (24), Club World Cup (8), Spanish Super Cup (6) and European Super Cup (3). In Varane’s record there are 4 European Cups, in addition to 4 Club World Cups, 3 European Super Cups, 3 Leagues, 1 Copa del Rey and 3 Spanish Super Cups.

The seasons in whiche Varane Most matches he played were 2014-15 (46) and 2017-18 (44). His first goal came against Rayo Vallecano at the Bernabéu on September 24, 2011 and his tally amounted to 17 goals (eight in the League, seven in the Copa del Rey and two in the Champions League). This season, Varane has participated in 31 games, in which he added 19 victories and has seen the door in the victory against Huesca with a double at El Alcoraz.