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Real Madrid Sets New Record with Champions League Title Win


Real Madrid 2017 Champions League Final

Spanish Club side, Real Madrid on Saturday, June 3, 2017 made history by lifting the UEFA Champions League trophy for a record 12 times and the second time in a row when they beat their Italian rivals, Juventus 4 – 1.

Real Madrid took the lead of the game when Cristiano Ronaldo registered the first goal in the 20th minute, with Juventus levelling the scoreline in the 27th minute with a volley inside the area by Mandzukic.

But Real Madrid took control of the game after the interval, with Brazilian midfielder Casemiro’s deflected shot restoring the lead.

Ronaldo then sealed victory for after poking home from close range following Luka Modric’s cross. Asensio scored the 4th and final goal in the 90th minute of the match after Marcelo’s fine pass.

Real Madrid manager Zinedine Zidane has now won back-to-back Champions League titles since he took charge in January 2016.

Juventus, who are champions in the Serie A have now lost five UEFA Champions League finals since they last won the competition in 1996.

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