"I am convinced that I have rode a good Vuelta, in which the positions of honor reflect the values expressed on the street. Every day I tried to ride to the protagonist, the most combative as possible and this makes me very happy. The ambitions of the vigil was to win, I must think like a champion.
I believe we have taken another step forward that will allow me to begin the 2010 season with new certainty. Here at the Vuelta, then, There was a lot of trust around me. I thank all the comrades for their hard work that they have done to support my ambitions."
"After the two-year absence from racing I wanted to to start racing as soon as possible. This has led to a very long and demanding season. I have had positive findings and other findings, such as not being able to indulge my always hunger for victory. Willpower is still solid. The condition with which I leave the Vuelta can help me to achieve the result that I'm looking for."