Marcelino was delighted with his Villarreal after they beat Rayo Vallecano 4-0 to confirm a Europa League place for next term.
The Yellow Submarine dismantled the capital club thanks to goals from Ikechukwu Uche, Bruno Soriano, Jonathan Pereira and Jaume Costa.
“We are extremely pleased to have ended the season at El Madrigal like this,” he told a Press conference.
“I think this is the best possible farewell – scoring goals and playing some great football.
“We very happy to have given our fans this send off. We’re all grateful to them.
“There’s the possibility of finishing sixth as well, which is something we’ll fight for. We’ll go to the Anoeta next weekend looking to win.
“To be in the top seven all season long makes me so proud. The players have been superb.”