The most famous footballer in the world, Cristiano Ronaldo, says the nine years he played at Real Madrid were the happiest of his life. But he has just left, signing on with Juventus
Spain's Real Madrid CF is, as of Saturday, 26 May, the champion of the UEFA Champions League. But Real isn't just the champion in 2018. It has set the record for being the only champion that has won three times in a row: in 2016, 2017 and 2018
Thanks to Real Madrid, tonight Spain has won its 17th European Cup, thereby strengthening the country’s European Cup dominance. In so doing Real Madrid has also strengthened its own position as the European Cup’s dominant force.
Real Madrid’s resilience under Zinedine Zidane buckled in an enthralling El Clasico derby at the Bernabeu on Sunday night.
“Spain’s club dominance, along with its national team dominance from 2008 until 2012, highlights a remarkable era of Spanish supremacy in football. And despite woes plaguing the Spanish national team, Spain will continue to remain atop the club football pyramid for the foreseeable future”