Real Madrid defender Pepe declared himself satisfied after the Supercopa de Espana success over Barcelona – on two fronts.
Pepe [pictured, left] missed last week’s 3-2 first-leg defeat to Barcelona and the 2-1 loss to Getafe at the weekend, following a head injury suffered in a collision with goalkeeper Iker Casillas against Valencia.
Nonetheless, The Portuguese international was happy after picking up the club’s first trophy of the season.
“The week did not start well for me, but then my daughter was born and today I’m celebrating a new title with Real Madrid. It is very satisfying,” he told reporters after the game at the Santiago Bernabeu.
“We started very strongly because we are Madrid and we have to go out to win. Our supporters were behind us and we had to give them the title.”
Pepe summed up by saying winning the Supercopa was ‘a good way to start the year’ and that ‘we must now get back to making up the points in La Liga’.