The Spanish centre-back is match and performed 90 minutes in opposition to Manchester City in his staff’s 1-0 loss.
However Mari was delighted merely to get extra minutes below his belt.
He informed the membership’s web site: “I am actually joyful. I’ve all the time mentioned that I am actually proud to be right here and joyful.
“Every time I play I attempt to give every little thing to my staff to assist my team-mates, to assist them and push arduous, to assist the coach to win video games, to assist the membership.
“I give every little thing for the membership so on the finish, I am actually joyful after I play. After all I am actually disenchanted after I do not win as a result of I wish to win each week, however I am joyful to return again once more.”