SPAIN, Aug 10 -They’ve every reason to celebrate after securing a UEFA Super Cup triumph over Spanish rivals Sevilla – and Real Madrid certainly did so in style.
Clearly not satisfied with their celebrations on the pitch following their 3-2 extra-time victory on Tuesday, Sergio Ramos and Co opted to take it up a notch.
So when boss Zinedine Zidane was taking part in his post-match press conference, the players decided to gatecrash his interview in hilarious fashion.
Among the players were captain Ramos, who had an eventful match, Marcelo and Alvaro Morata.
The Real stars mobbed their match-winning coach before spraying water all over their French boss following their win.
Notable absentees from Tuesday’s win were Cristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale, who posted an Instagram picture congratulating his team-mates on their performance.
And Real Madrid coach Zidane lauded his side’s never-say-die attitude after seeing them claim a dramatic Super Cup win over Sevilla.
Madrid looked dead and buried as they trailed 2-1 deep into stoppage time in Trondheim, but Ramos’ equaliser sent the match to extra-time where Dani Carvajal’s brilliant 119th-minute goal won it for the European champions.
Zidane told a press conference: ‘In football you never know what’s going to happen. The good thing about tonight is that we knew it was going to be difficult, but we never gave up.
“They got ahead in a key part of the game, but we never gave up and Sergio’s goal in the last minute brought us back to life.”
He added: ‘Second title (as Madrid coach), first of this season and I’m very happy with the effort the guys have made.’
Madrid, who were without the likes of Ronaldo, Bale and Toni Kroos, had taken a 21st-minute lead through a superb goal from 20-year-old Marco Asensio but Sevilla were back on terms just before the break through Franco Vazquez.
Sevilla went ahead with 18 minutes left when Yevhen Konoplyanka slotted home from the penalty spot after Vitolo had been tripped by Ramos.
That looked to have won Sevilla the title but Ramos made amends for his foul by heading home in stoppage time, and then full-back Carvajal proved an unlikely winner with a last-gasp solo goal sealing a 3-2 victory.