Pepe has defended the preening of Real Madrid players in the wake of criticism from Chelsea boss Jose Mourinho.

Former Real coach Mourinho said that players would queue up to adjust their look before games, while the referee waited for them in the tunnel.

"Mourinho will be the only human being who gets up in the morning and doesn't look in the mirror," he told Onda Cero.

"These are things that everyone does in everyday life and shouldn't be criticised. It has not affected us at all.

"It's normal to try and put on a good image for the club when we play. We are Real Madrid, when we go out there are the cameras, the media. I think it's totally normal."

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