With yet another title, Madrid again the kings of Europe

Then came the Club World Cup with Real Madrid and the end of a five-year Spanish title drought before new highs were reached in the Champions League.

Social media immediately blew up, with debates over which was the greatest goal in the history of the Champions League: Mandžukić's strike or Zinedine Zidane's memorable volley for Real Madrid against Bayer Levekusen in the 2002 final? I'm very happy, it's one of the best moments in my career - I seem to say that every year.

Buffon made his debut back in 1995, has since played over 1000 games, kept over 400 clean sheets, won eight Serie A titles and a World Cup.

A 4-1 win for Real Madrid was greeted with wild celebrations back in the Spanish capital as Juventus supporters were left to wonder what might have been.

Former Madrid player Zidane said after the victory over Juventus that he wants to stay on at Madrid, having previously been coy about his future this season.

"If he (Zidane) can see something that we can do on the pitch, he tells us, and we are trying to do it in our best way", Modric said. Real Madrid is the Champions League, and the Champions League is Real Madrid.

"We thought we had enough to win the game".

Zidane, who has presided over those back-to-back Champions League successes, admitted that Madrid struggled in the first half, when Juventus played with no shortage of belief.

After such a terrific first half, the second half was much slower.

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There are some players who have probably played their last game for the club like Fabio Coentrao, who has barely featured this season and is likely to leave as they seek a deal for Atletico Madrid defender Theo Hernandez, with reports in Spain suggesting he has already passed his Madrid medical.

Following an elaborate pre-match ceremony involving American pop act Black Eyed Peas at the Principality Stadium, Juve settled first.

Madrid had a lot to thank Keylor Navas for in the opening minutes.

Ronaldo fired Madrid ahead in the 20th minute when Daniel Carvajal's cross was steered home by the current Ballon D'Or holder Ronaldo.

Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos celebrates with the trophy after winning the UEFA Champions League Final.

"We're going to speak with Zidane, who's the conductor of this orchestra".

In the 61st minute, Brazilian midfielder Casemiro's shot was deflected off Juventus' Sami Khedira to spin beyond the reach of goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon.

On display in Cardiff were all the facets that make him an all-time great - pace, desire, anticipation, technique - as he helped Real dismantle a Juve defence that conceded just three goals in 1,080 minutes en route to the final.

It was the culmination of a counterattack of breathtaking speed launched by Luka Modric and Toni Kroos.

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