La Liga - Ramos avoids dropping Copa del Rey
Wed, 11 May 16:24:00 2011
Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos managed to keep a firm grip on the Copa del Rey when the club officially presented the trophy to fans in Madrid.
Last month, the Spain defender dropped the trophy off the front of an open-topped bus, which then ran over it, as the team joined fans in the early hours of the morning to celebrate beating Barcelona 1-0 in the Copa del Rey final on April 20.
"Thank you very much for all being here with us," Ramos told fans. "Don't worry, the cup's secure, it won't fall."
The Copa del Rey was Real's first trophy in three seasons, and the first under Portuguese coach Jose Mourinho, who took the reins at the nine-time European Cup winners 12 months ago.
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Ramos drops Copa under bus