“I appreciate this award which I receive in Paris, which is a very important city in my career. I think for me the most important place in the world,” said Spanish.
He’s trying to win those fans back. But he’s always had good things to say about the city of Paris, so this isn’t really anything new.
“We are proud to be the only Spanish after Indurain to receive this award. It’s not easy winning a prize in France,” declared the Mallorcan.