Raúl and Iker Casillas both won three European Cups with Real Madrid.
Cristiano Ronaldo has won four in his tenure with Madrid.
Zidane has won its third title as a coach, besides one as a player.
Francisco Gento won six of them while wearing the white shirt.
But the club itself has won thirteen.
Raúl, Casillas, Zidane and Gento went in and out of Real Madrid. They did their best effort to win, both for themselves and for their teammates and the club. And after several years of service they parted ways with the club. Some did it in friendly terms, some didn’t. Sooner or later, Cristiano will do the same.
And in the end, it will be the club what remains. As years go by, it’s not the particular effort of any of the players what is remembered. It’s the sum of the efforts of these successful players and of those others who came before and succeeded them what matters, what counts, what remains.
Workers come and go from companies. You put your best into them. You try to improve them. And even you can try to find someone who preserves your legacy once you’d gone.
But hopefully, in the end, you will go and the company will stay.