Transitioning from a bunch of Champions League games and a cup final to a relatively placid friendly against Malta can be a shock to the system. Rarely, however, does it result in such a hilarious, dumb own goal, like the one Bayern Munich star David Alaba scored on his own team this afternoon. Read more...
Neustift (Austria) (AFP) – France coach Didier Deschamps on Tuesday played down any worries of the effect Antoine Griezmann’s missed penalty in Atletico Madrid’s Champions League final defeat will have on his key player for Euro 2016. Show More Summary
FOX Sports concluded its seventh successive season of covering the UEFA Champions League and UEFA Europa League competitions on Saturday at the San Siro. While FOX’s coverage of the Bundesliga remains a work in progress, the network’s coverage of UEFA competitions is established and consistent. Show More Summary
CZ Gareth Bale’s top 5 Champions League moments Real Madrid star and Wales international Gareth Bale has caught up with the lads from Copa 90 recently to discuss his top 5 Champions League moments. Bale, who joined Real Madrid from Tottenham in 2013 (for a world record fee of €100 million), has established himself as of […]
CZ Marking Cristiano Ronaldo Real Madrid lifted the Champions League trophy on Saturday but wouldn’t have been able to achieve this feat if Cristiano Ronaldo hadn’t rescued them from a two goal deficit in the quarter-finals. Trailing two nil from the first leg in Germany, Madrid believed they could overturn Wolfsburg’s lead at the Bernabeu and […]
Depending on your prejudices and proclivities, there are two ways you can view Real Madrid overcoming Atlético Madrid on penalties in this weekend’s tense but unspectacular Champions League final. One’s perhaps a little too cynical, the other a touch too positive, but both are mostly fair and accurate. Read more...
US Classy Ronaldo Much has been made of Cristiano Ronaldo’s penalty and celebration at the end of the Champions League final this past Saturday evening at the San Siro. Much like in 2014, Ronaldo did very little in the match itself and clearly looked injured for the full 120 minutes. But, like in 2014, Ronaldo had […]
The post-season inquisition has begun at Atletico Madrid after they ended the season empty-handed, losing in the final of the UEFA Champions League to Real Madrid on Saturday and the Liga title race to Barcelona. Despite an excellent...Show More Summary
US Alaba to Real Madrid? Fresh from winning the Champions League for the second time in three years on Saturday, Zinedine Zidane is looking to add to his Real Madrid squad and has targeted Bayern Munich left-back David Alaba, AS report. ‘Real Madrid’s director general José Ángel Sánchez has held meetings in Munich on numerous occasions […]
Saturday’s Champions League final resulted in 74 million interactions on Facebook from 27 million users.
Real Madrid became the first club to win five consecutive Champions League Final appearances with its victory over Atletico Madrid in Saturday's 2016 UCL Final in Milan, per STATS Football. Real appeared in (and won) the final in 1998,...Show More Summary
Alright, Real Madrid fans: Let the games begin. The team’s right back, Marcelo, announced on his official Facebook page on Monday that (...)
CZ Sergio Ramos tends to have eventful games for Real Madrid. The centre-half holds the record for most red cards as a Real Madrid player, and he gets his fair share of goals for a defender. Indeed, by scoring in Saturday night’s Champions League final, he became the first defender to score in two different finals, […]
US Real Madrid’s stadium people put on a spectacular party at the Bernabeu last night, as the team returned from Milan with the Champions League trophy. As captain, Sergio Ramos lifted the trophy both in the San Siro and in front of the fans at the Bernabeu last night. As the team’s talisman and top scorer, […]
US Real Madrid threw a Champions League party as only they can last night. The Berneabeu was transofrmed into a spectacular scene, as Real Madrid brought home the European Cup for the 11th time. Florentino Perez was proud as punch – winning the Champions League is his raison d’etre, after all – and wasn’t about to […]
Madrid (AFP) – Real Madrid right-back Dani Carvajal is likely to miss out on Spain’s Euro 2016 campaign with the hamstring injury that forced him off in Saturday’s Champions League final. Carvajal was substituted in tears early in the...Show More Summary
US Cristiano Ronaldo managed to grab the headlines on Sunday morning, after scoring the final penalty in the shootout with Atletico Madrid, after the Champions League final finished 1-1 after extra-time. Ronaldo had played a very poor game, perhaps even worse than in 2014, when he also managed to attract the limelight with his ostentatious and […]
US Carrsco’s goal celebration a big hit Atletico Madrid winger Yannick Ferreira Carrasco scored the biggest goal of his career thus far on Saturday night, equalising in the Champions League final against Real Madrid. His team went on to lose to their fierce rivals 5-3 on penalties but the substitutes goal celebration will go down in […]
Of America’s major networks, FOX holds the rights to soccer’s biggest matches as the broadcast network of the World Cup and the Champions League. FOX has made the Final a high profile event in the United States since making the decision...Show More Summary
US Atletico Madrid full back Juanfran scored the winning penalty in their Champions League knockout against PSV Eindhoven but was the fall guy in the final on Saturday night. The 31-year-old Spanish defender was the only player to miss his penalty as Real Madrid were crowned champions of Europe after a 5-3 shoot-out win. There were […]