Paz Vega and Elsa Pataky Praise Real Madrid at LA Tourism Reunion

Roberto Alvarez-Galloso@AlvarezGallosoChief Writer IJuly 19, 2011

Paz Vega
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According to the Real Madrid website, the Spanish international film stars Paz Vega and Elsa Pataky praised Real Madrid and Jose Mourinho. Vega and Pataky expressed high hopes for the Santiago Bernabeu during the 2011-2012 season.

Vega compared Real Madrid to a "temple" and talked about how people associated Real Madrid with Spain. Vega continued to comment about Mourinho being serious about the team.

Vega also expressed her admiration for Mourinho and hopes that the people will allow him to perform as coach. She also admitted her son is a fan of Real Madrid and proudly wears the No. 9 shirt.

Pataky added her voice to the praise of Real Madrid by saying the team was being recognized around the world. Pataky also declared many people already know the players in the team.

Pataky went on say that she is sure Mourinho will have a great season for 2011-2012. The declarations were made during a symposium promoting tourism in Spain.

The declarations come after Real Madrid defeated the LA Galaxy in their home turf during their exhibition tour. Real Madrid is also expected to play against Chivas of Guadalajara and the Philadelphia Union before heading to China on the last leg of their exhibition tour.