Juventus' draw against Real Madrid on Wednesday evening was enough to see them through to the Champions League final for the first time since 2003, when they lost to league rivals AC Milan on penalties.

It has been nine years since Juventus were relegated to Serie B, also being stripped of their 2005 and 2006 titles following the "Calciopoli Scandal". After they won the Serie B title and gained promotion back to Serie A in 2008 it took the club four years to get back to the top of the table and when they did, they did it record breaking style going the whole season unbeaten.

Since then the Old Lady has gone on to win four Scudetto titles in a row and two supercoppa Italiana trophies. The regaining of the top spot in Serie A came when former Juve player Antonio Conte was appointed as manager in 2011, and the club moved into their newly built Juventus Stadium. Conte is responsible for bringing in all of the big name players that reside in the Juventus team today, like Andrea Pirlo, Arturo Vidal, Stephan Lichtsteiner, Carlos Tevez, Paul Pogba and Patrice Evra. In 2014 Massimiliano Allegri was appointed as their new manager after Antonio Conte stepped down and in April 2015 Juventus won their 4th Serie A title in a row.

Juventus came second in their Champions League group to last seasons runner-up Athletico Madrid after losing to Olympiacos and Athletico but since they qualified they haven't lost a Champions League game.

After beating Real Madrid, Juventus have now made it to the Champions League final where they will face Barcelona who have been outstanding all season and they will have to find some way of stopping the formidable front three of Neymar, Luis Suarez and Lionel Messi. If Juventus do win in Berlin on the 6th June it will be the first time the Old Lady will have won the Champions League since 1996.

As a neutral I think the Champions League final is going to be a great game to watch and as a Football fan I know who I'll be rooting for as everybody loves and underdog.