UEFA Champions League Real Madrid Are Champions Of European Football For A Record 15th Time

Real Madrid won the Champions League final 2-0 over Borussia Dortmund at Wembley Stadium on Saturday.

Despite being outplayed for long periods, the Spanish side broke Dortmund’s resistance with late goals from Dani Carvajal and Vinicius Jr.

Carvajal, a veteran right back, headed in a header from a Toni Kroos corner in the 74th minute before Jude Bellingham set up Vinicius Jr for the second goal in the 84th minute.

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It was tough on the Germans, who squandered several decent first-half chances, the best of which saw Niclas Fuellkrug hit the post close range.

The victory saw Real Madrid have gone unbeaten in a European Cup/Champions League season for the first time in their history.

They are the second Spanish team to win the trophy unbeaten after Barcelona in 2005/06 as the Los Blancos played 13 games won nine and drew four en route to the title

According to OptaJose, at 23 years and 325 days, Vinicius Jr has become the youngest player in history to score in two Champions League finals after doing so in 2022 vs Liverpool, surpassing Leo Messi’s record (23a 338d in 2011).

Carlo Ancelotti is the only manager in European Cup/Champions League history to win five titles.

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