Date: 26th May 2018 at 11:48pm
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Gareth Bale was the man of the match for Real Madrid as they overcame Liverpool 3-1 to win their third consecutive Champions League crown.

A calamitous display from Loris Karius from Loris Karius, as well as an early injury to Mohamed Salah made a tough night for Liverpool even worse.

A goalless first half was notable as Salah went off in tears after dislocating his shoulder. Then early in the second, Karius threw the ball into Karim Benzema and the ball tricked into he goal.

Following a quick Saido Mane equaliser, substitute Gareth Bale scored quite possibly the best ever goal seen in a Champions League final, bagging an overhead kick from the edge of the penalty area.

The Welshman then smashed in his second from 30 yards, though much of the culpability will be laid at the door of Karius who let the ball slip through his fingers.

Despite that, Madrid now have 13 Champions Leagues to their name, and a record three titles in a row.

Meanwhile Zidane becomes the first coach to win the Champions League/European Cup in three consecutive seasons.