Real Madrid coach Jose Mourinho has taken fresh aim at his critics - including former GM Jorge Valdano. Mourinho was able to push Valdano out of Real last year and believes he and other 'pseudomadridistas' will have been celebrating their Champions League failure against Bayern Munich.
He told Cadena Ser: "I can imagine that after last Saturday's sadness (victory over Barcelona), the joy will now be with the pseudomadridistas. Football is made of these things.
"I have a great president, with great intelligence and with whom I also share a great friendship. I have a CEO who works 24 hours a day so I feel that my motivation is huge and my Madridismo much larger than some pseudomadridistas ..."