Madrid became the first team to defend the European Cup successfully since Arrigo Sacchi's AC Milan in 1990 and the first to achieve the feat since the competition relaunched as the Champions League in 1992.
It was Zidane's stunning volley against Bayer Leverkusen that won Real the 2002 title in Glasgow, while past year, five months after replacing Rafael Benitez as coach, he breathed new life into a demotivated team and took them to the Champions League trophy. It's another record for us and the players deserve it and so do I because I scored twice and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League. He also became the first player to score in three Champions League finals, and the first to score more than 100 goals all-time in the competition.
Madrid's attacking brilliance proved just too hard for Juventus to contain as Zinedine Zidane won his second Champions League title in 18 months of top-flight management. "I feel like a young boy".
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If I fight and I do things well I'll have every chance of going to the World Cup. He informed me that he won't be needed me in the team next season".
Gonzalo Higuain knocked it to Mandzukic who took a touch on his chest and leaped, with his back to goal, to connect with a stunning bicycle kick that looped over Keylor Navas.
"Zidane and his staff detected Juventus' defensive weakness, so throughout the week, in preparation for the final, we practiced return passes", Modric told HTV and Sportske Novosti.
This time, Zidane was a spectator on the Madrid sideline.
Despite being a global superstar, Cristiano Ronaldo has never forgotten his old mates. The Croatian timed his cutback to perfection in the 64th to allow Ronaldo to ghost in between Leonardo Bonucci and Giorgio Chiellini and slot in at the near post. Marcelo set up Asensio to put the gloss on a resounding victory in the final minute, but not before Los Blancos captain Sergio Ramos indulged in a bit of play-acting to get Juan Cuadrado sent off.
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