"If he [Zidane] can see something that we can do on the pitch, he tells us, and we are trying to do it in our best way, " Modric said.
"It's incredible, I'm dreaming", said 64-year-old Teresa Decarlini, who had travelled from the southern Spanish city of Cadiz to take in the atmosphere.
Juve's resistance was really broken just three minutes later as Madrid went for the jugular.
"I'm delighted. I'm top scorer in the Champions League again".
"We can say that it is a historic day for everyone at Real Madrid", said Zinedine Zidane, who thrived as Madrid's player and now has been excelling in his second season as a head coach. So I am very happy.
Real Madrid successfully retained their champions League trophy when they beat Juventus 4-1 in an enthralling game in Cardiff. We didn't have possession. "It was crucial for our performance in the second half".
"We've made more history", added the Wales star. But also playing our game, because we know how to play.
"It worked spectacularly. Scoring four times against Juventus is not easy". "I prepared myself well for the final part of the season and I scored some important goals". "For me that's the success".
"All the coaches you mentioned, they're great coaches". I'm very grateful to this wonderful club for giving me the opportunity. "I have a year left in my contract and I think that I'll be here the next year". We have to enjoy what we've done this year.
"It's been a hard season, so I understood the circumstances", he said. "I think we feel that we are an unbelievable team. I say it every year, but it's true".
"I've spoken to the boys already but I'm sure they'll be working hard and yes, I'll be watching and praying we get the three points".
Real Madrid win 12th Champions League title after 4-1 victory over Juventus in Cardiff on June 3.
"I want to keep going like that and win lots of trophies".
In the 61st minute, Brazilian midfielder Casemiro's shot was deflected off Juventus' Sami Khedira to spin beyond the reach of goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon. Since then, he has played - and lost - in three finals against AC Milan (in 2003), Barcelona (2015), and Madrid.
'We thought and believed that this was meant to be the right time. "It is a huge disappointment". Fresh off their La Liga win, Madrid copped their third European title in the last four seasons.
"(Madrid) showed their class and the attitude needed to play in this kind of game", Buffon said after losing a third final.
But goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo's second and substitute Marco Asensio rewarded an outstanding second-half effort from Real. But we can improve the team.