Real Madrid: confirmed the myth
Jörg Wolfrum records from the Stade de France
17 end video games, 14 victories, 5 finals considering that 2014, all won. The last defeat established it in 1981, in Paris versus Liverpool. This Saturday, nevertheless, Real Madrid in the Stade de France has once more demolished his really own terrain as well as that indicates in the self-image of the club: Europe. In Paris, where the Madrilenen led in 1956 by Alfredo di Stefano in the very initial European master class final to the football kings of the continent and also therefore proclaimed a misconception, they when again composed background.
This moment it reveals that this club has internalized the easy but even more crucial rule that finals not just have to be played, however over all have to be won. Nobody masters them much better than the Madrilenes.
The very first triumph in the post-Cristiano-Ronaldo era also shows that the era of the Super Goalgetter, who left the club in 2018, is lastly background and also that this globe club is higher than all its legends.
Kroos ensures relief in crucial moments
With 15 goals, the facility onward was the leading scorer of the competition, just the 17-goal document Ronaldos of 2013/14 missed out on. With an overall of 86 objectives, the assailant, that is at the elevation of his career at the age of 34, is now in 3rd place in the all-time position of the premier course with Bavaria Robert Lewandowski behind Ronaldo (140) and also Lionel Messi (125 ).
With Benzema, Luka Modric, Dani Carvajal as well as Casemiro, 4 leaders have actually won their 5th last since 2014 and opened up the previous record holder Ronaldo. Toni Kroos has currently additionally won the Henkelpott 5 times – and expanded his document from a German point of view. Similar to Benzema this evening, it did not make alleviation with his ball safety and security as well as control at vital moments.
The truth that the 14th title win in Europe is now commemorated by trainer Carlo Ancelotti in the first year of the 2nd term of office resembles a deja-vu. In 2014, the Italian won the “Decima”, which was so essential for the confidence of the club, which was defined by the master league, the tenth title. Twelve years after the previous triumph 2002.
The current captain Karim Benzema lastly tipped out of the long shadow this season that CR7 has actually tossed. Even if the Frenchman did not satisfy in the last in his nation arena and revealed a modest look at best at finest.
that does not need to be declared completion of an age
Every one of this was managed by coach Ancelotti-like in 2014.
A modification of generation is also indicated in various other lines, such as the two 21-year-old Brazilians Vinicius Junior as well as Rodrygo, which in their 3rd and 4th season in the club en route to the triumph in the knockout rounds for the very first time Added. In the long run, Vinicius even the crowning magnificence. The only 19-year-old Eduardo Camavinga likewise offered crucial impulses in the catch-up pursues in the quarter-finals versus Chelsea as well as in the Manchester City semi-finals.
David Alaba, who originated from Munich before the start of the season, instantly ended up being the brand-new chief of defense, and with the German global Antonio Rüdiger, the group will certainly be a lot more stable in the coming period.
That the current Champions Organization victor is the initial finalist in the royal course, that had actually used four beginning players with more than 100 Champions League-David Alaba (103 ), Modric (107 ), Kroos (127) and also Benzema (142 )-not proclaim completion of a period.
17 end video games, 14 wins, 5 finals given that 2014, all won. The reality that the 14th title win in Europe is currently commemorated by train Carlo Ancelotti in the first year of the second term of workplace is like a deja-vu. In 2014, the Italian won the “Decima”, which was so crucial for the confidence of the club, which was defined by the master league, the tenth title. With Benzema, Luka Modric, Dani Carvajal and Casemiro, 4 leaders have actually won their 5th last because 2014 and opened the previous record holder Ronaldo. Toni Kroos has now additionally won the Henkelpott five times – and also broadened his record from a German perspective.