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Zinedine Zidane talks Real Madrid win over Manchester City, Champions League Final

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Zinedine Zidane is a proud coach.

The Real Madrid manager spoke to the media following his team's 1-0 win over Manchester City that sent Los Blancos to a fourteenth European Cup Final. The Madrid giants did not play at their best, but were good enough to knock out the Citizens and that makes Zidane a happy man.

Here's a few quotes from the Frenchman:

"We suffered, like we knew we'd have to. In the end we've made it and we're really happy. The players deserve this. The fans were with the players for the whole game and that always helps. Cristiano played like he always does, but everyone worked hard and that's why we're in the final. I'm delighted for what has happened. The final will be perfectly even, but now we're going to enjoy this. It's an important day.

"I'm very happy but not just for myself. I'm happy for the players because they did a great job. You always suffer in a semi but reaching the final is the most important thing for us. We must enjoy this moment with the fans but we haven't done anything yet. We know we will have a complicated match on 28 May; now we have to rest and think of our game on Sunday.

"I'm very happy to have the opportunity to manage these players. Everybody is important. We must keep on working together and thinking that we can do important things. That's what we did tonight. I'm the coach and I do something good for sure but this is about the team. The players are the most important because they allow me to enjoy football. I'm happy watching what they do every day. You must live every day with intensity and thinking that it could be your last."