Real Madrid striker Javier Saviola was cheered on by his former Barcelona teammates in Saturday's win over Almeria.

Saviola was making his full home debut for Real and crowned the occasion with a goal. He revealed to Marca: "Some of the players from Barcelona called to congratulate me."

Real kickoff their Champions League campaign against Werder Bremen tomorrow and Saviola added: "We all want to win the Champions League this season. It's very important."