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If it continued… (Juventus v Real Madrid)

What would’ve happened if the Champions League final didn’t stop when it did (Real Madrid/Twitter) Real Madrid became the first club to win 12 European Cups and win the Champions League in consecutive seasons, and they did it in convincing fashion, beating Juventus 4–1. The Italian side got off to a solid start and even produced …

Real Madrid 4, Juventus 1: A good game

Thoughts on an entertaining Champions League final Warm-up A strange endeavor, this: writing about a sporting event occurring 3,204 miles away from a couch in a basement in Amherst, Massachusetts. I have never set foot in Cardiff, the site of today’s Champions League final between Real Madrid and Juventus. In person, up close, I have yet …

When UEFA banned English clubs

This day in football history On 2 June 1985, the governing body of European football, UEFA, banned English clubs from participating in European competitions. UEFA enacted the ban in response to the Heysel Stadium disaster four days prior. On 29 May, at the 1985 European Cup final between Liverpool and Juventus at Heysel Stadium in Brussels, …

Sergio Ramos’ 2017 Champions League final preview

Real Madrid v Juventus, according to The Ramos Ahoy-hoy! The Champions League final is always a special occasion and this year is no different. After all, it’s in Wales, the English city where Gareth Bale was born, and the Black Eyed Peas are performing during the opening ceremony, so you know it’s a truly important occasion. …

Gianluigi Buffon should be forced to play with a blindfold on

He might be getting on in years, but he’s still too damn good Fairness and sportsmanship are the foundation of honest competition at all levels. With this in mind, UEFA must require Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon to play all matches while wearing a blindfold in the name leveling the playing field for the poor souls who …