MUNICH, GERMANY - MAY 15: General view at Bayern Munich`s bench at the Allianz Arena ahead of the UEFA Champions League Final between FC Bayern Munich and Chelsea on May 15, 2012 in Munich, Germany. The final takes place at the Allianz Arena, which will he named the Fussball Arena Muenchen for the final on May 19, 2012 in Munich, Germany. (Photo by Alexander Hassenstein/Bongarts/Getty Images)
Although there is huge pressure on [player's team] ahead of their Champions League showdown with [opponent], [player] remains confident that they have the ability to lift the European Cup on Saturday:
We're fully aware of the capabilities of [opponent]. We've studied them thoroughly and we know that we can't take any team that beat [their semi-final opponent] lightly. We have full respect for our opposition on Saturday and will not be underestimating them.
However, we know that we also have a strong team and that if we play at our best, can beat anyone on their day. We know that they're afraid of [star player], but this whole team is in this together and we've shown that by coming so far in this competition. Nobody gave us a chance when we went up against [our semi-final] opponent and look where we are now. There's every reason to believe we can win this.
Even playing in the final is an incredible honour, but we know our season won't be complete unless we can lift the trophy.
-[Player]. Source: The Media.