Saudi Arabia's Al Hilal team manager Razvan Lucescu praised his players for a «fantastic performance,» during a press conference in Tokyo on Sunday, after they won the Asian Champions League by defeating Japan's Urawa Red Diamonds.
«Everybody in the club, everybody in the team, every player [has] given [a] contribution to this fantastic performance. Especially, I have to thank my players because... Еще they are the real heroes, they are the people that worked a lot to achieve this huge performance,» said Lucescu.
Al Hilal striker Beftimbi Gomis, who was named the tournament's MVP, said that Lucescu is the one who put their team «at the forefront of the [Asian] scene.»
Footage shows Al Hilal players chanting as they storm the presser to splash water on their coach.
The Saudi Arabian team won 2-0 against the Urawa Reds on Sunday at the Saitama Stadium, with an aggregate victory of 3-0.