Real Madrid presented their new boss on Thursday, one day later, preparing for the start of the World Cup in Spain against Portugal.
Real Madrid announced on Thursday its new boss, a day to prepare for Spain's opening match against Portugal.
Julen Lopetegui was compelled to replace Zinedine Zidane by Los Blancos in one of the most controversial leadership appointments of all time, which led Spain to fire him just one day before the start of the 201st World Cup.
The Spaniard was presented to the press Thursday and expressed his delight in his new role while insisting that he was unhappy with how things collapsed with the Spanish Federation.
"It is a day to be excited, thank you, President, thank you, Real Madrid, for the trust and responsibility, I know that I come to Madrid, not everything is worth here, we will fight to keep up with the club and even improve it, "said Lopetegui (H / T Marca).
"I feel qualified and this force that accompanies Real Madrid, we want to win everything and we will achieve it."
The former Spain boss also claimed that he was now a happy man after having dealt with The Disappointment and pledged to cheer his country when they compete against the winners of Euro 2016 on Friday.
"Yesterday was the saddest day of my life since my mother died," he continued. "But today is the happiest day of my life.
" Tomorrow I will cheer like a Spaniard, they will make a great World Cup and I feel like part of this team. The new boss also said that the club would have preferred Lopetegui after the World Cup as a manager, but under […] English: www.mjfriendship.de/en/index.php?op…80&Itemid=58 certain circumstances, he had no choice and also pointed out that the coach could have played a dual role
"We wanted to do it after the World Cup, but a number of circumstances have brought us here and with the illusion of a new stage", He explained, "It is a great satisfaction to introduce someone who knows this club perfectly.
"I know it's a day for you with conflicting feelings, because I know that you dreamed of the World Cup, you had two dreams and they were completely compatible: the world title with Spain and Training Real Madrid."  Lopet egui, however, seemed to point out that the leadership of Cristiano Ronaldo, whom he declared the best player in the world, was a big selling point for him during the negotiations.
"Cristiano is the player who always wants to be by my side," he noted. "Undoubtedly the best in the world is without a doubt in Real Madrid."
The recent developments have raised many doubts about La Rojas odds at the tournament in Russia, but many believe that it could have a positive effect on the players and create a closer connection, which will increase their performance 2010 could see repeat.