MADRID — Actual Madrid celebrated their file 12th European Cup with hundreds of followers on Sunday, after returning to the Spanish capital after beating Juventus Four-1 within the Champions League remaining in Cardiff, Wales.
The crew was first feted by Madrid’s mayor and regional president earlier than the gamers bought on an open-top bus for a gradual experience by way of throngs of supporters to a packed Cibeles sq., Madrid’s conventional gathering spot for celebrations.
There, crew captains Sergio Ramos and Marcelo climbed a brief set of stairs to current the European Cup from atop the stature within the fountain within the sq..
The crew then headed to the Santiago Bernabeu Stadium, the place the packed stands had been handled to an elaborate gentle and video present whereas every participant was individually launched.
The largest applauses had been for Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo, who waved a Portuguese flag as he walked out within the highlight towards his teammates ready on a makeshift stage within the centre of the pitch.
“This crew believed from the beginning, and after a variety of laborious work we reaped the advantages,” Ramos advised the gang whereas sporting a pretend crown on his head and a Spanish flag draped round his shoulders.
As soon as Ronaldo took the microphone, he could not resist becoming a member of the gang in chanting “Cristiano, Ballon d’ Or!,” a name for him to win the celebrated best-player award.
Ronaldo scored twice within the remaining, as Actual grew to become the primary crew to win back-to-back titles within the Champions League period.
Two weeks in the past, Madrid celebrated their first Spanish Primera Division title in 5 years.
With a 3rd European title in 4 seasons, coach Zinedine Zidane has re-established Madrid because the premier crew on the continent.