"I am one of the guys with more time in football.
"I have won all the English competitions and I think I'm the only European champion but that doesn't matter. So, maybe I have a bit more responsibility on my shoulders. I have to be an example for everybody in terms of conduct and support, to be there for everyone when they need me.
"I have a c.v, I have status and I think they feel I am one of them, despite my passport being different, because I always defend them, their country and their football."