“For me the matter is closed” – Luis Figo responds to Real Madrid president’s controversial comments


Florentino Perez has been in the news lately for all the wrong reasons, when El Confidential leaked controversial comments made by the Real Madrid president about some of the club’s heavyweights including Luis Figo.

In an audio leak, Perez can be heard slamming Figo for his behavior in the locker room of Real Madrid.

Perez was heard saying, “Figo is the one who f****ing the locker room. He’s like Raul now ****’s son. The two worst are Figo and Raul.”

The quotes shocked the football world, after which Perez issued a statement claiming that his comments were taken out of context. Real Madrid’s president also said he would level charges against those who recorded the audio.

Figo, who joined Real Madrid from Barcelona in a highly controversial transfer in 2000, said he had put the matter behind him. The former Portugal international revealed that Perez had apologized to him, and also declared that the comments were actually taken out of context.

“I believe that, in a private conversation, there may be expressions that are out of context,” Figo said. communication medium.

“As I said, it was a private conversation, and [Perez] I’m sorry, so the matter is closed for me.”

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Florentino Perez’s controversial remarks on Real Madrid giants

In addition to Luis Figo, Florentino Pérez also struck Raul, Jose Mourinho, Iker Casillas, Guti and many others. The audio is believed to have been recorded between 2006 and 2012.

In a recording, the Real Madrid president can be heard saying:

“He is [Guti] a goat [a common Spanish insult]. His biggest enemy is himself. being used by him [Cadena] Sir because they want to hire a fool, and he is a fool. And the wrath will leave him on the gallows, he will not go.” [via Diario Sport]

Perez also took a jibe at Cristiano Ronaldo, saying:

“This man is an idiot, a sick man. You think this man is normal, but he is not normal, otherwise, he wouldn’t do all that he does.”

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