Records are broken as Real Madrid make Champions League History

Real Madrid under the coaching of legend Zinedine Zidane have accomplished a feat that no other team has since #Ac Milan 27 years ago when they successfully defended the #Champions League in the 1989-1990 final. Making Zinedine Zidane the first manager to win back-to-back European Cup/Champions League trophies since Arrigo Sacchi with AC Milan (1989, 1990).

Real has also now become the first team in Champions League history to score 500+ goals (503 goals total). Since then, no other team has accomplished what Real Madrid was able to do with Saturday night's Champions League win.

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They have now won a grand total of 12 European Cups. To accomplish this they had to break Juventus's defense which had only conceded three goals in 12 fixtures.

Juventus were not ready for Real Madrid

#juventus were certainly not an easy opponent, they accomplished their goal of not giving Real Madrid a chance to compose themselves well enough to be a threat to them, ending the first half in a 1-1 draw.

In the second half, however, Juventus were not ready for the Real Madrid side which re-emerged onto the field. I really wouldn't mind having a listen to the pep talk that Zinedine Zidane gave his team, whatever it was it really worked. In the second half, Real Madrid was able to break the Juventus composure and scored three more goals to make the total 4-1. Unfortunately, Gianluigi Buffon, (third oldest player to feature in a European Cup final at 39 years and 126 days) was hoping to finally win a Champions League.

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This might just have been his last chance - but then again, people said that last time so maybe he just might get another chance.

Goals were scored by Christiano Ronaldo 20', Mario Mandzukic 27', Casemiro 61', Ronaldo 64', and the fourth and last one by Marco Asensio 90'. Juventus Cuadrado received a red card in the 83rd minute. Christiano Ronaldo has now scored a grand total of 600 goals for club and country. The Portugal captain also has 105 goals in 140 Champions League games, 12 in 13 games this season.

The European Super Cup

The European Super Cup was the brainchild of Netherlands sports journalist Anton Witkamp. After a period of supreme Dutch dominance (either Ajax or Feyenoord had won the European Cup final for the last four years), Witkamp had the idea of pitting the winner of the 1972 European Cup against the winner of the same year's Cup Winners' Cup.

Now Real Madrid is set to face Europa League winners Manchester United in the 2017 Uefa Super Cup (19:45 BST) in Skopje, Macedonia, on August 8th at the Philip II Arena.

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Real Madrid in last year's Super Cup beat Sevilla 3-2 on Tuesday, August 9th, Lerkendal Stadion. Real Madrid has a total of three European Super Cups won in 2012, 2014, and 2016. United, on the other hand, have won it only once in 1991. I'm sure the club president Florentino Perez Rodriguez (born 1947) a Spanish businessman, civil engineer and former politician. He also owns Grupo ACS, a civil engineering company. He must be a happy man with how well the club is going.

The Fans in Cardiff for the Juventus vs Real Madrid Final

There were approximately over 170,000 fans present in Cardiff for the Champions League Final. Saturday's game proved to be extra special because fans present, and all those in the 200 countries watching the game broadcast live, got to witness the Real Madrid making history.

As a Madrid fan, I was ecstatic. I remember last year's final Real Madrid vs Athletico Madrid, it was a really tight game, my internet connection had issues so I didn't get to watch it without interruption. However, it was worth the watch as it ended 1-1 with Real Madrid winning 5-3 in penalties.

Most roads which had been closed for the event have been reopened now, Cowbridge Road East and Castle Street will remain closed until Monday, but Lloyd George Avenue and the immediate roads around the Champions Festival in Cardiff Bay, which ends on Sunday, opened by 22:00 BST. Organisers said more than 60,000 fans went to the festival on Thursday and Friday with another capacity crowd flooding in on Saturday

More than 1500 fans injured watching Juventus Final

More than 1,500 people were injured when panic swept through a crowd of Juventus fans watching the Champions League final on giant TV screens in Piazza San Carlo in the northern Italian city of Turin, where an unknown noise suspected to be a firecracker caused hysteria with people stampeding for their lives.

Three people seriously injured, including a little boy, others were treated for cuts and light contusions. This was certainly not a good night for the Juventus fans and my condolences to them and also the victims of the London attack.