"He is the kind of player that I would have always selected first in school to have him on my team because he is an absolute leader who works with all measures", he said.
"I'm infinitely sorry to my team-mates, for you fans, and for all the staff".
At least, the Lebanese-American Khalifa has come out in support of the German shot-stopper, who, if reports are to be believed, may have played his last game for the club. "Thank you and we will come back stronger".
Confounding his doubters, including coach Zinedine Zidane, Bale sealed Madrid's record-extending 13th European title with his second goal - a long-range strike that owed much to Loris Karius' second calamity of the game in Kiev's Olympic Stadium. Chelsea is out of the Champions League, Pep Guardiola's Manchester City do not want him and the rest of clubs are not going to get into an operation of such high figures. Although nobody would expect Scholes to show any emotion on the football pitch, it shouldn't stop others from reacting that way and they shouldn't be pillared for it. Ronaldo is now 33 years old and, even though he has not exactly faded into the shadows, he isn't as prolific as he was earlier and not at an age where Perez could build a team around him.
"We all feel really, really bad, and the way home will not be the best trip we ever had in our life but we have to accept it now".
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"He's the greatest Welsh player I've seen", Giggs said.
"Merseyside Police would like to remind social media users that any offences including malicious communications and threatening behaviour will be investigated".