French defender, Raphael Varane has revealed the high expectations on a Real Madrid team and its players.
Varane revealed that fans every time demand a win from the Los Blancos so much that anything less than that, even a draw, will be catastrophic.
The pressure, he says, is on hardly experienced somewhere else but claims it’s clearly put on Real Madrid players as winning is deeply rooted in the club.
However, Varane says he has seen some Real Madrid players who can’t cope with playing at the capital club.
The Los Blancos generates the highest revenue in football in the world as they are the world’s highest earner in football while the club is also successful in terms of silverware won.
Real Madrid are UEFA Champions League most successful Clubside with 13 titles, winning 4 UEFA Champions League crowns in the decade, which means they have six trophies more than any other team in the history of the Competition
Varane who joined the team in 2011 have won sixteen major trophies with the side and as such knows the level of expectation on the team and the pressure it is subjected to for every match day.
However, not all players who have put on the Madrid jersey was able to cope with the pressure that is involved with playing for Madrid, which is hardly present in other clubs.
Fans, irrespective of the circumstances on ground at the Bernabeau are addicted to winning and as well demand success every season.
“It’s a different kind of pressure, The fans are extremely demanding: winning is good, but it’s never enough, Varane Said.
Real Madrid will return to action in the Spanish La Liga this weekend away at Getafe as they seek to close the 2-point gap between them at Barcelona who sit in top of the La Liga table with 39 points.
Written by: Daniel Ademiju Idowu