'Happy' Bale aims for more trophies at Real Madrid

Real are champions again as Ronaldo double sinks Juventus

Real are champions again as Ronaldo double sinks Juventus

The final also saw a return to home soil for Welsh worldwide captain and Real Madrid winger Gareth Bale, who appeared as a 77th-minute substitute for forward Karim Benzema.

The playmaker was rumoured to be unhappy at Real after initially struggling for game time in the first half of the season.

Sporting a newly cropped haircut, the Portuguese was the star of a spectacular light-and-fireworks show as 81,000 fans crammed into Real's Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

"If you had told me that I would have won all of this as a coach, I wouldn't have believed it", Zidane said. "We have the world's best players and plenty of youth".

Ronaldo was delighted to see his son's unbelievable football skills after a huge victory in the Champions League finals.

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As well as winning back-to-back Champions Leagues, Madrid also beat Barcelona to La Liga two weeks ago to complete a first league and European Cup double for 59 years.

As fans celebrating on the streets of Cardiff proudly sang "Somos los reyes de Europa (We are the kings of Europe)", a traditional team chant, it was only fitting that one of the dignitaries congratulating players in the changing rooms was Spain's former King Juan Carlos. You can always count on me'.

"I feel like this is the best team in history", one fan Alvaro Mora, who had travelled over 500 kilometres from the southern city of Almeria to take in the celebrations, said.

Juve were deservedly level at half-time after Mario Mandzukic's wonder goal cancelled out Cristiano Ronaldo's opener, but the Serie A champions produced a listless display after the break to allow Zinedine Zidane's side to cruise to victory through further goals from Casemiro, Ronaldo and Marco Asensio.

"I think we feel like an unbelievable team, and we need to just keep doing what we are doing, because I think we can win many more titles in the future".

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