Vini Jr.: “I’m delighted with the performance and my hat-trick”

NEW STORIES. 05/12/2022. Barbara Jiménez

“The coach tells us to enjoy our football, not to relax, or to think too much about the 28,” added Vallejo.

real Madrid were too hot to handle for Levante at the Santiago Bernabeu and Vini Jr. was the best player with three goals: “The coach let me stay a bit longer so that I could score my first hat-trick. I’m having a great season alongside my team-mates, they’re all really helping me. I am delighted with the show today at Bernabéu, we’ve all really had fun here this season. We are preparing for the final, the last match, which is the best”.

“The link with Karim Benzema) has been fantastic throughout the campaign. I hope it stays the same until he retires, which he certainly will at Madrid. He’s having a phenomenal season, I hope he ends up winning the golden ball.

He scores so many goals, I hope he can continue to score more at this club that loves him so much.”

On Levante’s relegation
“It’s a shame because they’re a great team playing very good football. I hope they’ll be back soon.”

Vallejo: “Feeling the warmth of people is a big plus”
“The key was the fact that we were focused the whole game. I could see that the team was there from the warm-up and we were very good in attack and defense. The goals came in and that helped us manage the game. The boss tells us to enjoy our football, not to relax, or to think too much about the 28. He says we have to compete in the remaining games, like we did in the first half, by scoring goals “.

Personal form
“I feel good. I would like to thank the coaching staff and my teammates who have supported me so much every time I have played and also when I have not played. It is an honor to belong to this team and to be there to lend a hand when needed. It’s very special because after so much hard work this season, feeling the warmth of the fans is a big plus that motivates you to keep going.”

Key elements of the Champions League final
“The example to follow was there in today’s game. To be fully focused on what’s to come, recover well and keep learning. We have to be strong tactically, we cannot relax because of the result because it will help us”.

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