Real Madrid celebrates 12th European Cup with fans in Spain

He won nine trophies during his six-year spell in the north west and scored 188 goals

The 25-year-old was one of the best players on the pitch last Saturday as the Spanish giants battled past Juventus in the Champions League. "I was happy I got on to play"."It's three in four years and not many people can say that".

Manchester United will face Real Madrid in the 2017 European Super Cup after they overcame Juventus in Saturday's Champions League final.

The Portuguese superstar, sporting a new haircut, was again the centre of attention on arrival at the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium following his heroics in the Welsh capital.

We thought we had enough to win the game.One of Bale's team-mates at Real, Alvaro Morata has hinted at a move away from the club.After a thrilling first 45 minutes the match was perfectly poised at 1-1 but Real took control after the break to silence the vociferous Juventus supporters. It's hard to say this but, like I said, we need to keep doing what we are doing, enjoy what we are doing and we will see.

CARDIFF, Wales (AP) - Not a bad start for Zinedine Zidane.

Ronaldo scored 25 goals in La Liga this season to help Madrid win the league, and also netted 12 times in the Champions League, including becoming the first player to score in three Champions League finals.

"That is why he is already the best coach in the world", said the president.

"If you had told me that I would have won all of this as a coach, I wouldn't have believed it", Zidane said.

A third Champions League win in four years has drawn comparisons to the great Real side that won the first five editions of the European Cup between 1955 and 1960.

"We promised to return and we have returned as champions", said Ramos as the squad visited the home of Madrid's local government and the city hall.

"The truth is it has been a spectacular season", added Ronaldo.

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