Madrid, April 11 (IANS) Spanish football giants Real Madrid’s superstar striker Cristiano Ronaldo is convinced of his team’s ability to make a comeback against German side Wolfsburg in the Champions League.
Madrid lost the first leg match of their quarter-final tie 0-2 in Germany and they will play the second leg here at the Santiago Bernabeu on Tuesday, reports Efe.
According to Madrid’s official website, the Portuguese sent the fans a message on Monday in which he said: “Tuesday will be a perfect night, it will be magical, with your support us players will give everything on the pitch and we will get through to the next round. ¡Hala Madrid!”
“The team are confident, the coach has faith and the fans must also have faith. Tuesday has to be a magical night,” he added.
The Portuguese said that supporters are the key factor to compensate for last week’s loss, and stressed: “All aspects are important. Those of us on the pitch need to run fight and play with intensity for 90 minutes. Obviously, with the fans helping and supporting us it will be easier for us.”
“It is also important to remain calm in certain situations, we need patience and to know how to suffer for the win.”
Ronaldo also expressed that “the key objective is getting through to the next round. It is the only option that will allow us players and the fans to leave the stadium happy.”