Simeone: "We wanted the Cup since the start and we are where we wanted to be" May 16, 2013 - 22:05
Diego Pablo Simeone, Atletico Madrid coach, was calm at the press conference prior to the Copa del Rey final along with the two captains, Gabi and Falcao, were in the press room at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium. The coach confirmed the eleven for the final.
Miranda: "We will look to be crowned champions" May 16, 2013 - 11:34
Joao Miranda insisted on the importance of staying focused throughout the game and said that the little details that can make the difference in a final.
Adrian: "we’re going for the Cup" May 16, 2013 - 11:31
Adrian spoke of the excitment that the cup final on Friday brings and the desire to exist in the squad to lift the cup.
Costa: "We have to do our best to win this game" May 16, 2013 - 11:29
Diego Costa spoke of the final with the Media. The Brazilian reflected on the optimism and the desire of the team to bring the title home.
Courtois: "I hope to win and if we keep a clean sheet, even better" May 16, 2013 - 11:26
Thibaut Courtois is optimistic about the King's Cup final. The Atletico goalkeeper says the team will use their weapons to win the title against Real Madrid.
Cristian Rodriguez "We are a big club, we are ready for the final" May 16, 2013 - 11:23
Cristian Rodriguez made clear in the mixed zone that Atletico Madrid is more than ready to face the final. The winger speaks of the size Atletico as important to get the win against the eternal rival and win the Cup of His Majesty the King.
Koke: "We will go all out to win" May 16, 2013 - 11:18
Koke spoke in the mixed zone after training and said that the desire to win the final within the dressing room is massive and that they will be playing it with their heart and with great enthusiasm.
The squad worked behind closed doors ahead of the final May 15, 2013 - 12:55
Diego Pablo Simeone’s players held the first joint session ahead of the final in Majadahonda Sports City. The youngster Milla joined the other 20 members of the squad.
"The details are what can make the difference" May 15, 2013 - 12:42
Juanfran Torres and Diego Godin confirm the vision and desire of the whole team to win the Cup final
Simeone made up the session with Atleti B players May 13, 2013 - 22:14
The coaching staff began preparing for the Cup final against Real Madrid with the absence of the players who started the match against Barcelona. All set for a magical week.