“There’s no greater honour than playing for Real Madrid”

Real Madrid unveiled Dani Ceballos at the Santiago Bernabeu this Thursday and the midfield was in awe throughout the entire event. He explained that Florentino Perez himself called to tell him about Real’s interest.

Here are some of the quotes via Realmadrid.com

“It’s not every day that you get to pull on a Real Madrid shirt. It’s an honour for me to be part of this great club, the best in the world by some way. There is no greater honour than playing for Real Madrid”.

“There was no doubt in my mind. This is where I wanted to be. The president contacted me and we got talking. There was nowhere other than Real Madrid for me. I know how good this side is and I will have to work hard in training to force my way into the team,” he said.

About his debut season, Ceballos made it clear that he knows he’ll be fighting for a spot in the XI.

“I am a young player, thrilled to be here and I’m going to enjoy learning from the likes of Modric and Kroos and form part of this club’s history”.

“We have got some great players. I am a young player ready to learn and work hard to show Zidane that I’m ready to play here.”

Ceballos also said that he is comfortable playing deep, “controlling the tempo of the game” but that he is also ready to play wherever Zidane requires him to.