Ancelotti was in a jubilant mood after the final: “We played to the limit as dictated by the match. Barcelona tried to make headway but we knew how to play them”. He congratulated his men: “They all did a really good job, Cristiano’s absence motivated them”. Real have big ambitions: “We will draw strength from this match, this win and this title to take on the other two competitions”. A mention for the supporters: “It’s only fair to celebrate this with the fans, the atmosphere was fantastic”.