Sergio Ramos dedicated his stoppage-time equaliser to all Real Madrid fans after the club's Champions League triumph on Saturday, calling it his "most important goal."
Real were two minutes away from watching local rivals Atletico celebrate with the European Cup when Ramos rose to head a corner kick into the bottom of the net.
Los Blancos went on to win the trophy in extra time, and the 28-year-old defender was quick to label his equaliser the top goal of his career.
"This goal isn't mine, it is for all Real Madrid fans, my family and all who supported us to the end," Ramos said. "We deserve this after so many years.
"It's my most important goal. It's incredible to make the fans happy by fighting to the end.
"I can't explain what I feel. It all happened so fast that I didn't even realize it . We have made history before a great rival. We toast the Champions League victory to all who love football."
Gareth Bale gave Real the lead in extra time, and later insisted that he and his teammates always believed they could come back to win, despite being behind for most of the final in Lisbon.
"For us, when we play our own football we win matches and it was literally just about attacking and keep doing what we do best," Bale told Sky Sports. "We believe in that and we believed if we kept doing that we would win."
During normal time it looked like being a frustrating evening for Bale, with the former Spurs winger missing three decent opportunities, but the Welshman was pleased to see his efforts rewarded in the end.
"I've learned from past experience to just keep going, forget about the chances you've missed, and keep persevering. Th ankfully I got the decisive goal," he added. "It was great to see it go in."
Angel Di Maria, who set up Bale's winner by zigzagging into the box, said attaining La Decima would not be the end of the club's quest for trophies.
"It's an amazing relief. I can't believe what we have achieved this year," the Argentina international said, according to SportYou.
"We could have done the treble but we missed the League at the end. This team has ... a lot to give yet."