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“For me it’s an honour to receive this prize. I never would have imagined when I wore this shirt for the first time I would be the highest goalscorer in the team’s history, that I would beat my friend Raul, and the late Alfredo di Stefano. I’m very happy. In the first place I would like to thank my team-mates, because without them, this never would have been possible.

I’d also like to thank my coaches. Pellegrini, Mourinho, (Carlo) Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez. They have always helped me in my career. To the foundation, the staff and the physios. If I have forgotten anyone I ask for forgiveness, because this isn’t an easy moment for me to speak.

I’d also like to thank the media, even though lately I’ve been a bit of a b****** with them, but it’s my way of being. And my friends as well. Jorge Mendes, and my mother. And the president for this beautiful event that’s exciting, and one I did not expect. For this, thank you to everyone, and Hala Madrid!” - Cristiano Ronaldo, October 2, 2015.

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Cristiano Ronaldo Speech in his at Bernabeu Ceremony October 2 , 2015 (X)

For me it’s an honour to receive this prize. I never would have imagined when I wore this shirt for the first time I would be the highest goalscorer in the team’s history, that I would beat my friend Raul, and the late Alfredo di Stefano. 
‘I’m very happy. In the first place I would like to thank my team-mates, because without them, this never would have been possible.
'I’d also like to thank my coaches. Pellegrini, Mourinho, (Carlo) Ancelotti and Rafa Benitez. They have always helped me in my career. To the foundation, the staff and the physios.
'If I have forgotten anyone I ask for forgiveness, because this isn’t an easy moment for me to speak. 'I’d also like to thank the media, even though lately I’ve been a bit of a bastard with them, but it’s my way of being.
'And my friends as well. Jorge Mendes, and my mother. And the president for this beautiful event that’s exciting, and one I did not expect. 'For this, thank you to everyone, and Hala Madrid!' 

But guys – he became the third highest goalscorer of all time AT THE STADIUM WHERE HE HAD HIS FIRST NT DEBUT after an entire season full of heavy critique and doubt and struggles.

I’m so happy for Poldi.  SO SO SO happy.

Happy 113th Real Madrid:

- Santillana, who is Real Madrid’s fourth-highest all-time top goalscorer, retired from football      in 1988 at the age of 36. 
- Santiago Bernabeu was Madrid’s club president for almost 35yrs: 6 European Cups 16 La       Liga 6 Copas del Rey 1 Intercontinental Cup 
- Zidane retired after the 2006 World Cup at the age of 34, having spent the last five seasons   of his career at Real Madrid. 
- Del Bosque spent 30 years in total at Real Madrid (first team and reserve team). He won        nine trophies as a player and seven as a coach.
- Benzema has scored two goals or more on 25 occasions for Real Madrid. 
 - Madrid’s longest-standing player is Iker, who has won 18 trophies for the club. Gento holds     the Real Madrid record with 23 titles. 
- Munoz is the club’s longest-serving coach, totalling 15 years and 604 competitive matches.      He won 14 titles during that span. 
- Between 1961-80, Los Blancos were so dominant in Spain that they won 14 La Liga titles      in 20 seasons. Between 1961-90, Madrid won 19. 
- Real Madrid’s biggest victory in any competition was against Barca as Los Blancos beat      them 11-1 in a Copa del Rey 1942/43. 
- Real’s biggest defeat in La Liga was against Espanyol when they lost 8-1 in 1929-30. 
- Cristiano Ronaldo’s 46 goals in La Liga in 2011-12 is the highest by any Madrid player in        La Liga.
- The exact time was 44:36 when Zidane scored his left-footed volley for Madrid in the 2002       Champions League final. 
- Ferenc Puskas was almost 39 when he played his last season for Real Madrid in the 1965/66 campaign. 
- Despite spending much of his time on the bench, Isco made more appearances (53) than       any other Madrid player in 2013/14. 
- Florentino Perez is 67 years old but turns 68 on March 8, his birthday just two days after       Real Madrid’s anniversary. 
- Mourinho won 128 of his 178 games to record a 71.91% ratio in his three seasons in charge   at Real Madrid.Ancelotti has 77.23% so far. 
- Real Madrid have a slight edge in the Clasico, with 92 wins in official matches to                 Barcelona’s 88 victories. 
- Raul played 741 times for Madrid, but Iker has featured 711 times for Los Blancos and is still    only 33. 
- Madrid have scored 113 goals in all competitions so far this term. Their highest total came in    2013-14, when they netted 160. 
- Figo was the 15th player to switch directly from Barca to Los Blancos. The first was Alfonso    Albeniz.