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top 10 moments of La Décima (I)

August 12, 2014

How can the top moment of La Décima be anything but La Décima itself?  The tremendous bliss all of us madridistas felt in the moment the trophy was raised up, the feeling of relief after having waited 12 long years and inching closer with each passing year, the satisfaction from the way we won the final (and beating our longtime rival), the joy from being able to say “let the celebrations begin, we just won our tenth Champions League title”!

And now we have the opportunity to win our first trophy of the season, the Supercopa against Sevilla (20:45h).  I’m very excited for this season.  For one, we have the same coach as last year, which has been the exception rather than the rule for the past 15 years.  We also have some great new additions, although some of the departures saddened me and some of the signings exasperated me.  And we have the best team in the world, which has one more year of experience playing together.  All this makes me believe this will be the year of six titles, including yes, La Undécima.  (Please Madrid, don’t prove me wrong so early on!)

What are your thoughts?  And what were your favorite moments from the conquest of La Décima?

Here are a couple of leftover gifs and pictures, including acrobatic Iker (who knew he could do that?), crazy Luka (I guess he had to show off and shake that hair one last time before he cut it to fulfill his promise of doing so if Madrid won La Décima) and the celebrations at Cibeles and the Bernabéu, which I didn’t have the opportunity to go into further.

I hope you enjoyed this look back at the historic La Décima!

13 Comments leave one →
  1. Kristen permalink
    August 12, 2014 18:19

    Thank you SO MUCH for making these posts, Una! I have missed you dearly and these posts made my day for the last week. I beg you to consider posting more this coming season, please! You are just so fantastic at what you do.!

    • unamadridista permalink*
      August 27, 2014 16:05

      Thanks Kristen!

  2. Gigi permalink
    August 12, 2014 23:47

    *happy sigh* Thank you so much!!!!!!

    • unamadridista permalink*
      August 27, 2014 16:05

      You’re welcome!

  3. August 13, 2014 05:26

    The lifted of La Decima still gives me goose bumps.

  4. Lily permalink
    August 13, 2014 07:28

    omg, I just realized you were counting down. Thank you for posting this altogether :DDDD

  5. nadia permalink
    August 14, 2014 00:28

    THANK YOU so much for your posts!

  6. black widow permalink
    August 17, 2014 01:51

    gracias, una! this was fantastic and i was beaming from ear to ear reading them. 🙂

    i will never, ever, ever, ever, ever, ever, EVER get tired of watching iker hoist trophies!

    which signings exasperated you? and which departures saddened you (all of them, i know)?

    • unamadridista permalink*
      August 27, 2014 16:08

      I hate hype signings. And yes, all the departures made me sad, especially MFC ABMM!!!!! And Diego, Angelito…

      • black widow permalink
        August 28, 2014 04:46

        OFC yes! that made me sad. i had so pegged him as a future captain. and now the rumour is xabi is leaving, too. i feel an ulcer coming on …

  7. jellyace permalink
    August 31, 2014 14:18

    Thank you, Una. Your posts help cheer me up from the sadness over all the departures.

  8. September 5, 2014 14:37

    Such a lovely post, it is really nice 🙂

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