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Florentino Perez answers Pique's comments about Real Madrid

The president defended the club

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Real Madrid president Florentino Perez defended the club against Barcelona's Gerard Pique's comments. Pique said after Spain's 0-2 win in France that he would never join Madrid.

"The thing I don't like about Madrid is its directors' boxes, the things that happen there: accusations for Messi, Neymar and nothing for Ronaldo," said Pique.

"We all know what goes on in the Madrid box, it's always been like that. I consider all of Madrid's players friends, but as a club, what do you want me to say?

"Is it the judge who accuses, not Madrid? Well, we know who it is, and how it all works. That's how I feel. I'm not going to argue about this," he concluded.

Florentino Perez had something to say about it.

"Welcome to a place where only the sporting values matter," said the president before the event with Telefonica started. "Our club is respected because of the values and the principles on its DNA," he added.

Pique's comments were uncalled for and Florentino Perez should've probably addressed those quotes even more, but he just defended Madrid's integrity by talking about the club's values, which seems right.

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