On her Facebook page, Zuleica Veríssimo thanks those who voted for her and dedicates her win to her native country, Cape Verde.
“Thank you very much for everything. I have been elected People’s Lady of Madrid and Lady of Madrid – in other words, Miss Madrid. I’m very happy and this is the best gift I could ever receive, as today is also my birthday. Thanks to all who voted for me. I have dedicated the distinction to Cape Verde and I’m very proud. Now, I’m anxiously awaiting the big day for the Lady of Spain contest,” writes the model.