Friday November 5 2010
Sneijder will never play for Real again

Inter playmaker Wesley Sneijder has told L'Equipe that he never intends to play for Real Madrid again despite his admiration for Jose Mourinho.

The Holland international, who is a favourite for the Ballon d'Or, left Real Madrid a year ago and set about winning the treble at Inter.

"Of course [Mourinho has tried to make me leave for Real]. We have stayed in touch. But it's impossible.

"I don't want to go back to a club who treated me in this way. I can't act as if nothing happened.

"For me, Madrid is ancient history. I will never play for Real again.

"After the Champions League Final [at the Bernabeu] I came across Florentino Perez in the stands.

"He congratulated me. 'You deserve it,' he said. I just said thank you and shook his hand. I am not the kind for revenge."

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