Nicosia, Cyprus: Cypriot minnows APOEL put on a brave face following the Champion League quarter final draw on Friday, saying they were "proud" to come up against Spanish giants Real Madrid.
"I am proud of APOEL and of Cyprus. We are proud to play a team like Real Madrid," the club's president Fivos Erotocritou told Sport FM radio from Switzerland.
"This is something incredible for us and for Cyprus. Before the draw we were congratulated for what we have achieved so far. The emotions we are going through are unique."