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
Ronaldo's influence on the Real Madrid team is diminishing. The dimming mega star is a frustrated 33-year old figure these days. He feels unloved by the the Madrileño club. It seems Real Madrid isn't about to pay the 50m-euro annual salary he is demanding.
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.