Tag: Real Madrid

Antoine Griezmann plainly avoids congratulating Champions League winner Raphael Varane with rest of…

Club rivalries hilariously bleed into national team activities It’s often asserted that when national teams convene, club rivalries are put aside. Antoine Griezmann isn’t having that, though. When Raphael Varane joined France’s training camp late after winning the Champions League with Real Madrid, his teammates and coaches warmly greeted him, offering their congratulations on his accomplishment. …

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 …

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. …