It was another dismal Champions League Final night for Juventus, so Football Italia picks the best and worst in Cardiff.
Leonardo Bonucci and Claudio Marchisio expressed their disappointment at the Juventus Champions League Final defeat. “This was meant to be the right time.”
At least five people are in critical condition, including a four-year-old, and 600 injured after a crush in the Juventus Champions League Final fanzone. “It was like Heysel.”
There were around 400 injuries, at least two serious, when a bomb scare sparked panic during the Juventus viewing party at Piazza San Carlo in Turin.
Zinedine Zidane admits Real Madrid “really suffered in the first half and Juventus had a great game too. They will always be in my heart.”
Massimiliano Allegri admits Juventus “let go psychologically” after the second goal in their 4-1 Champions League defeat to Real Madrid, but will try again next year.
Sergio Ramos said Real Madrid “had a date with history and we achieved what no-one had ever done” by retaining the Champions League trophy.
Alvaro Morata admits he is torn after Real Madrid beat Juventus in the Champions League Final, but denied he’s heading towards Milan.
Juventus President Andrea Agnelli insists they can be “proud of this campaign, but if anyone thought we’d lose motivation, we’re magically recharged.”
FIFA President Gianni Infantino said “the best team won” the Champions League Final after Juventus fell 4-1 to Real Madrid and reassured Gigi Buffon.
Gianluigi Buffon confessed the Champions League Final defeat to Real Madrid was “a big disappointment, because we thought we’d done everything necessary to win.”
Cristiano Ronaldo said he will “try to make the most of this unique moment in my career” after Real Madrid beat Juventus in the Champions League Final.
Juventus lost their fifth consecutive Champions League Final, as a marvellous Mario Mandzukic goal was not enough and Real Madrid retained the trophy with a 4-1 result.
Juventus director Beppe Marotta said Italian football should be proud of the Champions League Final against Real Madrid. “There’s been a gradual growth process.”
Real Madrid director Emilio Butragueno assured they are “in great shape and the difficulties made us even sharper” going into the Champions League Final against Juventus.
Juventus start Andrea Barzagli and Dani Alves, while Real Madrid don’t risk not 100 per cent fit Gareth Bale in the Champions League Final.
Join us for all the build-up and action from the Champions League Final, as Juventus and Real Madrid fight it out in Cardiff.
There are growing reports that Gareth Bale will start tonight’s Champions League Final for Real Madrid against Juventus.
Fabio Capello had success at both Juventus and Real Madrid, but admits he’s “cheering on” the Italians in the Champions League Final.
Marcello Lippi assures this Juventus side “have the credentials to win the Champions League” tonight. “Attack is all Real Madrid have.”