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  • Ronaldo seals Real Madrid shootout win over Atletico

    Ronaldo seals Real Madrid shootout win over Atletico

    Reuters
    Ronaldo seals Real Madrid shootout win over Atletico

    By Brian Homewood MILAN (Reuters) - Real Madrid were crowned European champions for an unprecedented 11th time when Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a 5-3 shootout victory over Atletico Madrid on Saturday. The Champions League final had finished 1-1 after extra time with Sergio Ramos having bundled the ball home to give Real the lead in the 15th minute. Antoine Griezmann missed a penalty at the start of the second half for Atletico when he fired his shot against the bar. …

  • Zidane seventh into player and coach Champions League heaven

    Zidane seventh into player and coach Champions League heaven

    AFP News
    Zidane seventh into player and coach Champions League heaven

    French football legend Zinedine Zidane became just the seventh man to win the Champions League as a player and a coach after Real Madrid beat Atletico Madrid on penalties on Saturday. Zidane masterminded a huge turnaround in Real's fortunes just five months into his first senior managerial role as he led the Spanish giants to their 11th European Cup after replacing the sacked Rafael Benitez in January. Here, AFP Sports looks at the other six men to have experienced European glory as a player …

  • Five key moments from the Champions League final

    Five key moments from the Champions League final

    AFP News
    Five key moments from the Champions League final

    Five key moments from Real Madrid's penalty shootout victory over Atletico Madrid in Saturday's Champions League final: Ramos strikes Sergio Ramos fired Real Madrid into a 15th-minute lead to cap a bright start from Zinedine Zidane's side. Toni Kroos' whipped free-kick was flicked on by Gareth Bale with Ramos lunging to poke the ball past Jan Oblak from inside the six-yard box. …

  • Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

    Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

    Associated Press
    Real Madrid wins Champions League in penalty shootout

    MILAN (AP) — Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a shootout to give Real Madrid victory over Atletico Madrid in the Champions League final which finished 1-1 after extra time on Saturday. …

  • Real Madrid 1 Atletico Madrid 1 (aet, 5-3 pens): Ronaldo settles dramatic shoot-out

    Real Madrid 1 Atletico Madrid 1 (aet, 5-3 pens): Ronaldo settles dramatic shoot-out

    Omnisport
    Real Madrid 1 Atletico Madrid 1 (aet, 5-3 pens): Ronaldo settles dramatic shoot-out

    Real Madrid won a tense Champions League final on penalties, with Cristiano Ronaldo capitalising on Juanfran's miss. …