Real Madrid Wins The Champions League And Cristiano Marks 600th Career Goals


Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe for a record 12th time after outclassing Juventus in a high-quality Champions League final in Cardiff.

Madrid opened the scoring board against Juve with a brilliant team work where Dani Carvajal tackle up Ronaldo as he puts his club ahead just inside the box in the 20th minute.

In less than three minutes of the game, Mario Mandzukic equalised from just inside the area with a sensational overhead kick beyond Keylor Navas.

Juventus were on top with possession but Madrid rode out the storm and came out swinging in the second half, with Casemiro driving a deflected strike from distance before Ronaldo finished expertly from close range to give his team breathing room, and Zinedine Zidane’s side joyed home from close range following Luka Modric’s cross..

Juventus played the last six minutes with 10 men after substitute Juan Cuadrado was booked twice inside 18 minutes, before substitute Alvaro Morata hit the fourth after Marcelo’s fine pass.

Read: All Road Leads To Cardiff Principality Stadium, Real Madrid vs Juventus To Make History At 7:45 CAT

Zidane has now won back-to-back Champions Leagues – as well as this season’s La Liga title – since he took charge of Real in January 2016.

Italian champions Juventus have lost five Champions League finals since they last won the competition in 1996.

Real forward Gareth Bale came on as a 77th-minute substitute in his home city after recovering from a calf injury.

Cristiano Ronaldo completed his number 600th goal in his career on this pitch of play with Juventus at the 2017 champions league.

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