Real Madrid goalkeeper, Belgian Thibaut Courtois, responded to Barcelona defender Dani Alves, after the club crowned the Spanish Football League title “La Liga” for the 35th time in its history.
Real Madrid won the Spanish League title this season 2021-22; His broad victory over his guest Espanyol 4-0, Saturday 30 April, 4 rounds before the end of the local championship.
Courtois took advantage of Real Madrid’s coronation to make fun of Alves’ statements after Barcelona’s victory in the Clasico match against Real last March, in which he said that Real Madrid was lucky after Barcelona helped him win the Spanish League.
Courtois responded to the Brazilian player after winning the La Liga title this Saturday, April 30: “After facing the Clasico, some people celebrated as if they had won the title and returned to competition,” referring to the Barcelona team.
He added, “But we kept our calm and beat Celta Vigo in a difficult match, as well as the match against Getafe, which is always difficult for us. This is the work of the whole team; we all attack and defend.”
Real Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti achieves an unprecedented feat
A precious crown for Real Madrid; But it has a special flavor for its Italian coach, Carlo Ancelotti, who failed to achieve this title during his first period with the team between 2013 and 2015.
The 2022 La Liga title made Ancelotti, 62, unique in the history of football, as he became the first coach to win the five major league titles in Europe, with his previous crowning the Serie A with Milan, and the English Premier League with Chelsea, the French Ligue 1 with Paris Saint-Germain, and the German First Division with Bayern Munich.
The most prominent numbers of Real Madrid crowning its 35th title in the Spanish League
- Real Madrid raised the number of its Spanish league titles to 35 titles (a record), compared to 26 titles for its closest rival, Barcelona, while Atlético Madrid occupies third place in the La Liga golden record with 11 titles.
- Real Madrid won the Spanish League 2021-22 4 stages before the end for the first time since the 1989-90 season.
- Real Madrid has the strongest attacking line in the League this season, with 73 goals so far.
- Real Madrid is the second strongest defense line in the League this season 2021-22 so far; He conceded 29 goals, compared to 28 goals conceded by Seville.