real Madrid He achieved the feat at the Santiago Bernabéu. After losing 1-0 against the Manchester City with 6 minutes to go, the whites managed to turn the score around and win 3-1 in extra time, gaining access to the grand final of the Champions League. The white players were extremely happy with what they had achieved after the final whistle and the joy on the pitch carried over to the locker room.
One by one he entered the dressing room and the smile on his face could not be erased for anything in the world. “Come on, that’s it, another final,” shouted Dani Carvajal, one of the team’s benchmarks and who will play his sixth definition in the top continental club competition.
Behind the defender appeared players like Marco Asensio, Federico Valverde, Ferland Mendy and Karim Benzema, who with the shirt in his hand could not believe what had happened. Let’s go!, repeated more than one celebrating the performance of his teammates on the playing field.
Benzema, who has established himself as the top scorer in the continental tournament with 15 goals, was applauded throughout the stadium when Carlo Ancelotti decided to retire him in extra time.
Real Madrid will meet again four years later in a Champions League final against Liverpool, whom they had beaten 3-1 in 2018, the last year in which the white team raised the ‘Orejona’, then under the command of Zinedine Zidane.
When is the Champions League final played?
The 2021-22 Champions League Final will be played on Saturday, May 28 at 2:00 p.m. (Peruvian time) at the Stade de France in Saint Denis (Paris) between Real Madrid and Liverpool.
Whether it is Real Madrid or Liverpool who lift the ‘Orejona’ at the Stade de France, a trend will have been perpetuated: Spain and England share eight of the last ten Champions League titles and maintain an exciting pulse for being the best in the continent in club football.
In the historical record, Real Madrid is the one who clearly dominates, with 13 crowns in the most important tournament. Liverpool have 6 and will try to cut that disadvantage.
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