Real Madrid winger Arjen Robben revealed he was delighted to make his debut for the club during the UEFA Champions League win over Werder Bremen.
Former Chelsea player Robben had missed Real's opening three league games as he worked on his fitness following his arrival from Stamford Bridge.
He was given a standing ovation by the home supporters when he came on as a substitute for club captain Raul towards the end of Tuesday night's match.
"I felt very good," said the 23-year-old Dutch international.
"I have waited a long time for this moment and I am very happy.
"We have started the Champions League very well, but I need to play more minutes to be better.
"I was not anxious to play, but I am very satisfied to have been able to make my debut at last."