The club captain is proud of his 'one club' status.
"I joined Real Madrid in 1990, after a trial in the old Ciudad Deportiva. Antonio Mezquita picked me and after that I progressed through all the different age categories until reaching the first team. I have spent my whole life with Real Madrid.
"Now I am the captain because I am the most senior member of the Spanish national team and Real Madrid squads. I've been lucky enough to have had great captains and I try to impart the knowledge I've learned on a daily basis. I hope I am able to help those coming up just as I was helped.
On a future beyond playing, he added: "I would like to remain involved in the world of football. It is really nice to teach youngsters what I have learned over such a long time. Sharing what I was taught by the great coaches and team-mates I have had."
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