Villa: “A perfect day”
David Villa played a key part in Barça’s win with his two second half goals and after the game he declared: “there are two things I’d like to stress about the game –the fans’ joy and the great way we felt in the changing rooms after the game”.
After a great performance all round, David Villa stressed “the team really enjoyed
themselves. There are no individualists; this was a collective Barça effort”.
Villa stamped his mark on the game with his two second half goals, but he insisted:
“more than the result, it was the way we played that was the most important thing. This was a
perfect day, beating Madrid and going top”.
Below are some of the other players’ post match reactions:
“The truth is I am so happy. We all celebrated my goal together because we
are a united group. We have been so hungry to win this one for so long”.
“I did my best and I ended up scoring -it was like a dream for me”.
“This team is capable of everything – there are no
“Many things have been said about the game, but we have kept our humility
“I’m not worried about my contract – I just want to enjoy the time
I’m here and my intention is to stay”.
“This will go down in history both for how we played and the result”.
“It’s impossible to single out one player, everybody was great”.
“We are a very compact team and we all support each other”.
“We did things well, but let’s keep our feet on the ground, we’ve still not