Best Reuters' material on dramatic day of Champions League final

4 June 2017

Cristiano Ronaldo scored twice as Real Madrid beat Juventus 4-1 in a memorable Champions League final on Saturday .The Spaniards won the title for the third time in four years and 12th in all. >>> REAL MADRID PLAYER, CRISTIANO RONALDO <<< "Well it is not a moment to speak about that, I speak already a few times about that the most important is that I did, again, amazing season. Me and my team-mates, we win the double. I think the people don't have words to criticise because the numbers don't lie, you know, to speak about myself, individual, I don't need to speak because the numbers don't lie. I am very happy, amazing season again, we win trophies and of course it is one of the best moments in my career. I have the opportunity to say that every year, that is true, this year was amazing again, last year was amazing too so it's great." The victory means Real are the first team to successfully defend the trophy in the Champions League era. AC Milan were the last team to retain Europe's top prize when they triumphed in 1989 and 1990.