MADRID, 19 Sep. (EUROPA PRESS) –
The Spanish striker Abel Ruiz emphasizes that both he and his team face “with great enthusiasm” their participation in the Champions League, where they were placed in a “difficult, but exciting” group with Real Madrid, Naples and Unión Berlin. rivals against whom they are not going to “give anything away” because it has been “very difficult” to qualify and it has cost them “a lot of sacrifice.”
“Yes, a lot of excitement. In the end, it’s been 11 years since Braga has been in the Champions League and it has cost a lot, it has been very difficult. Last season we achieved third place which gave us access to the playoffs and it has not been easy to be able to to be here, but we have earned it with good results,” commented Abel Ruiz in an interview with Europa Press during the team’s last concentration.
The Valencian recognizes the luck of “being able to play and enjoy the Champions League against teams like Real Madrid, which is the most successful in the competition and the champion of Italy (Naples)”, in addition to Unión Berlin, whom they already know because they faced each other. in the last Europa League and “they are difficult to beat.” “It is a difficult group, but exciting and in which we are going to go to every game to win and where we are not going to give anything away,” he warned.
For the one from Almussafes, “being able to be in the Champions League is a plus for the club”, but he does not hide the fact that it is “also for the players”. “Being able to show up in the biggest club competition is incredible, we have earned it with a lot of effort, a lot of sacrifice and now it’s time to enjoy. We will go to every game to win,” he remarked.
Abel Ruiz is already settled in the Portuguese team, where he has “always” said he is “happy.” “From the first day I arrived they gave me a lot of confidence, the opportunity to enjoy Europe in a great club and the love I receive every day is incredible and that is priceless,” he said.
For this reason, the forward is not worried about his future and a possible return to Spanish football. “When something comes out that is good for me, that is good for the club and it’s time to leave, then it will, but for now I think I am very happy here, I have always said it, that I want to make history here at Braga for everything.” that they have given me and I want to be very happy here. I don’t think about anything else,” he concluded.