The presidential box at theSantiago Bernabéuwitnessed the presentation ofLuka Jovićas a newReal Madridplayer, after signing with the club for the next six seasons. After showing a video with the best moments of the career of the new Whites’ player,Florentino Péreztook the floor to welcome the forward: “You have had a magnificent season scoring 27 goals that has made you one of the greatest goal scorers in Europe, but our fans are going to ask you for a lot more because they know everything you can offer with your great quality. So you have before you the greatest challenge of your career”.
“Luka Jović, you are now a Real Madrid player. Congratulations and thank you for choosing this badge and this jersey to continue growing as one of the best forwards in the world. You have come this far and we know very well that other big clubs wanted you for your talent and your ability to work hard. But you wanted to be part of the legend that isReal Madridand you have fought hard to achieve it”.
“You arrive at the most loved club in the world at only 21 years of age, but with a career that has allowed you to be a full international with your team and win titles in three countries. You have already got 2 Superligas in Serbia; 2 Leagues, 1 Cup, 1 League Cup and 1 Super Cup in Portugal; and 1 Cup in Germany”.
“Winning four European Cups in five seasons is something unique and magical. Winning four Champions, and three of them in a row, is a huge feat. We speak of a triumph of a gigantic dimension that only with the passage of time will we be able to fully appreciate. And today we want to share with all the Real Madrid players the start of a new project for the next season”.
“Real Madrid is joined together by those emotions and feelings at good times and also when the results are not what we want. And that’s why we reacted immediately with this new project that we started to launch in search of our historical obsession: victory. This club never gives up and we will prove it again. Today is one of those days when lots of Real Madrid fans feel the happiness of welcoming one of those players destined to be a part of that mission”.
“You will be surrounded by the best players in the world, by a wonderful coach and, above all, by fans that will give you all the support and affection. From now on you will defend this shield from the values that have made Real Madrid the most prestigious club and with the greatest track record in history”.
“The millions of Real Madrid supporters will give you everything from this moment. They expect from our players the highest level of demand and sacrifice, hard work and the goals that have seen you arrive here”.
Jović: “I’m going to give everything to help win titles”
“Now I’m the happiest kid in the world having signed a contract with the biggest club. I’m going to give everything to help Real Madrid win more trophies and titles. Thank you everyone”.
Signing of the contract
Before posing with the Madrid jersey in the presidential box, Jović signed his new contract in the boardroom at the stadium accompanied by Florentino Pérez. After the signing, the Serbian forward received a watch, a replica of the Santiago Bernabéu and a jersey with his name on.