"Zidane is a pure talent, but it also represents the work and the sacrifice, the perseverance in search of perfection". It deserved a glowing tribute on the part of the big boss, Florentino Pérez.
"The nicest was winning the Liga title". He's had two different separate things.
'I can't tell you when, I can't tell you how but he is getting better, ' said Zidane. We'll monitor it day by day.
1 - He is the first person to become a world club champion as both a Madrid player and coach (Intercontinental Cup & FIFA Club World Cup). We're only interested in the present.
"With the heart it is not something to joke about", Zidane said. "That's what happened. Two separate injuries", he added. He went with Wales, did the scan and they detected something. Apparently this is a rumour growing with determination in France, although nobody seems to have informed France yet. "I do not want any particular result, although we want to cut the gap". I'm neither a doctor nor a physiotherapist.
"Bale is the one who is most upset about this because he hates to be away from the team".
Navas suffered an adductor muscle injury on international duty with Costa Rica, meaning back-up Kiko Casilla will start at Getafe. "They've proved that and, honestly, I have a weakness for Zinedine Zidane, as a footballer and now".
Left back Marcelo is coming back to training but hasn't fully recovered from his injury, and Dani Carvajal is absent.
2 - He is the second coach to win the UEFA Super Cup in consecutive seasons, the first was Arrigo Sacchi at AC Milan in 1990.
"With the heart we can't take it lightly and we must be patient".
A key partnership of this team is the centre-back pairing of Cala and Ortega, who have started together most games this season to relative success. "We want him 100% and it's a matter of days".
Here, Goal takes a look at everything you need to know ahead of Los Blancos' trip to Getafe in the eighth round of La Liga on Saturday.