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Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final

Ronaldo back to break new ground at Champions League final”

Yet while the Italians are so far unbeaten in the Champions League this campaign, Madrid lost for the first time in the competition this term in their last European match, the return leg of their semi-final tie with city rivals Atletico Madrid. With all due respect to Real, we are not afraid of them or the titles they have won.

Juventus: A tight unitMassimiliano Allegri's team espouse the idea of defending and attacking as a unit, with players constantly covering each other.

"All I can say is we worked for a year and all the trophies and wins we've had this year have been training for tomorrow", he said. Sergio Ramos has come to be just as well known for his scoring prowess off set pieces as he is for shutting down opposing forwards.

Alves is the second-most decorated footballer of all time in European competitions with nine winners' medals - one behind former AC Milan great Paolo Maldini on the all-time list.

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At the age of 39 Buffon, a 2006 World Cup victor with Italy for whom he still is the first-choice keeper, will want to end his club's 21-year wait for the elusive title.

"Obviously what I want the most is to play more freely up front", Ronaldo said, "and that is the opportunity Zinedine Zidane has been giving me as a No. 9".

"When I arrived I said they weren't signing a star but a worker who wanted to achieve things with them, in order to take the Cup home".

"I would take a bad game but see Real win the Champions League".

The BBC is the name given to Real Madrid's famed three-pronged strikeforce, which consists of Bale, [Karim] Benzema and Cristiano [Ronaldo].

The defender told a news conference: "I've known the coach for many years, I'm not going to tell you anything new, you've got the numbers, the results speak on their own. But we're also in top form and that's enough for me", asserts Juventus goalkeeper Gialnluigi Buffon.

"In hindsight I should have stayed out a bit longer and let it heal and strengthen. I got more than I gave, but that would be the ideal finale and people like fairytales".

"It'll be special for me", he adds. They've won 11 of the previous 14 - again more than any other team in history.

Official UEFA Champions League sponsor adidas will be running Snap Ads within Snapchat's Our Story coverage of the final from Cardiff. Madrid will get that chance on Saturday against Juventus, and Ronaldo will be leading the way. But three wins from three on the road meant Allegri's men were able to progress as winners from Group H. Juan Cuadrado scored the only goal in Lyon after the visitors had Mario Lemina sent off, while Gonzalo Higuain was on target in a closing 2-0 win over Dinamo Zagreb to end the round robin phase with three goals to his name.



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