Real Madrid FC wins 2016 UEFA Champions League
Real Madrid FC won the 2016 UEFA Champions League for the record 11th time by defeating Atletico Madrid FC by 5-3 goals in penalty shootout.
In the final played, both teams scored 1–1 goals in regulation period leading to draw. For the Real Madrid goal was scored by captain Sergio Ramos (15 minutes) and for Atletico Madrid was scored by Yannick Carrasco (79th minutes). In tie-breaker penalty shootout Real Madrid FC scored 5 goals against Atletico Madrid which scored only 3 goals.
Earlier Real Madrid FC had won UEFA Champions League in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2014.
About UEFA Champions League
- UEFA Champions League (simply known as the Champions League) is an annual continental club football competition organised by the UEFA.
- It is contested by top-division European club and is considered as one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world.
- It is also most prestigious club competition in European football, played by the national league champion and for some nations of each UEFA national association.
Month: Current Affairs - May, 2016