Real Madrid clinched their 35th La Liga trophy on April 30th under their manager Carlo Ancelotti. They have shown an exemplary performance since the first day of the 2021/2022 season where most players have shown their ultimate potential. Lead by their captain Karim Benzema who has scored over 40 goals, talented Brazilian youngster Vinicius Junior experienced players like Tony Kroos, Luka Modric and goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois, Real Madrid has become an unstoppable force in Spain and in Europe. They have won the league cup and qualified for the champions league semifinal where they trail behind English champions manchestercity4-3 but they are seen as favourites to qualify for the champions league final that will be played in Paris.
Real Madrid celebrating after winning La Liga trophy]
Goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois mocked their long term rivals Barcelona who had thrashed Real Madrid 4-0 in April.
”After the El Clasico was key. Some people celebrated as if they had won the title, that they were back.” Thibaut Courtois.
This was his second league title with Real Madrid after a move away from Chelsea that was marred with massive backlash from the blues fans who termed him as a ‘snake’. Courtois has been essential in the Real Madrid team where he has produced numerous saves that have kept the team at the top flight.