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Real Madrid win with a vital ruthlessness but are they truly great? | Jonathan Wilson

The Champions League triumph against Liverpool showed that Real Madrid’s most obvious quality is simply that they win. Inexplicably at times, but remorselessly“We are Real Madrid,” Marcelo said boldly after Real Madrid had – just – held off Juventus’s …

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Cristiano Ronaldo casts doubt on Real Madrid future after Champions League win – video

Cristiano Ronaldo has said he will soon make an announcement about his future at Real Madrid. It comes just after the forward helped his side to a third consecutive Champions League title with a 3-1 win over Liverpool in Kiev Continue reading…

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‘We tried everything’: Jürgen Klopp on Liverpool’s Champions League defeat – video

The Liverpool manager, Jürgen Klopp, said his team “wanted everything and got minus nothing” in Kiev after they were beaten 3-1 by Real Madrid in the Champions League final. Their star striker Mohamed Salah suffered a serious injury and the side were a…

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Champions League final: Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool – in pictures

We bring you the best images from Kiev after Real Madrid’s win over Liverpool gave the Spanish club their 13th European Cup win. The victory also meant they became the first side to win three consecutive titles in the Champions League era Continue read…

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Why Madrid are the ultimate winning machine

Real Madrid reporter Joe Walker is getting used to seeing them lift the UEFA Champions League trophy.

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Zidane: ‘This squad doesn’t have a ceiling’

“What I’m living with the players is absolutely spectacular,” said Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane.

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How Twitter reacted to the Champions League final

The world Tweeted its approval as Gareth Bale scored a stunning goal, while some old goalkeeping hands sent their support to Loris Karius.

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Zidane: ‘This squad don’t have a ceiling’

“What I’m living with the players is absolutely spectacular,” said Real Madrid coach Zinédine Zidane.

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Jürgen Klopp: ‘It was very bad for Mo Salah, for us and for Egypt’

• Liverpool manager calls Sergio Ramos’s challenge ‘harsh’• Shoulder injury could force Mo Salah out of World CupJürgen Klopp said Liverpool “wanted everything and got minus nothing” in Kiev as their Champions League final dreams died with a serious in…

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Mo Salah’s tears and agony a cruel end to his season of joy with Liverpool | Barney Ronay

What did Real Madrid’s Sergio Ramos intend when grabbing the Egyptian’s arm? He might say he was reacting to Liverpool’s own concussive approach. Either way Salah was doneAnd fade to white. By the end of a messy, thrilling, occasionally grisly Champion…

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Liverpool comes together for the Champions League final but cup is out of reach

Thousands of fans made the pilgrimage to Anfield for the thrilling climax to a season to rememberThe roar started at the top of Hanover Street near the Adelphi Hotel, and carried down through the squadrons of al fresco drinkers outside the Irish tavern…

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Gareth Bale and Cristiano Ronaldo cast doubt over their Real Madrid futures

• Bale says he needs to play every week and will talk with agent• Ronaldo refers to his time at Madrid in the past tenseCristiano Ronaldo and Gareth Bale cast significant doubt in their futures at Real Madrid in the midst of celebrations at the end of …

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Ronaldo finishes clear as Champions League top scorer

Cristiano Ronaldo has finished UEFA Champions League top scorer for the sixth season running.

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Bale named Champions League final man of the match

Gareth Bale has been named as the UEFA Champions League final man of the match after coming on to score twice for Real Madrid.

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Zidane reaches more milestones in Kyiv

Zinédine Zidane has become the first coach to win three successive editions of the European Cup, and picked up a few more distinctions in Kyiv.

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Madrid beat Liverpool to complete hat-trick

Real Madrid completed their third straight UEFA Champions League triumph with a 3-1 defeat of Liverpool in Kyiv.

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