Thursday, June 8, 2017

Real Madrid Stats and Records after Winning Duodecima

On 3 June 2017, Madrid won the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final 4–1 against Juventus, with a brace from Ronaldo and goals from Casemiro and Asensio. Los Blancos win their second consecutive and twelfth overall title. With that win, Madrid became the first team to defend their title in the Champions League era.

Celebration La Duodecima
List of Real Madrid Fact, Statistic and Record after The Final Cardiff 2017

  • The first team to defend their title in the Champions League era.
  • Real Madrid has won three Champions League titles in four years, joining 1974-76 Bayern Munich (1974-76), Ajax (1971-73) and 1956-60 Real Madrid.
  • With the first goal of the game, Real Madrid became the first club to reach 500 goals in Champions League.
  • 100% success rate in UEFA Champions League finals, winning six out of six. AC Milan are the only other club to have appeared in six finals but they have won only three.
  • Madrid moved two clear of Barcelona as the UEFA Champions League-era's most successful club – with six wins to four.
  • With 12th European Cup win, meaning they have now won as many titles as the next two successful sides combined! Milan have seven wins, with five apiece for Bayern, Barcelona and Liverpool.
  • Scored 4 goals at the final (2013-14 and 2016-17), back then Milan did the same at 1993-94.
List of Players Fact, Statistic and Record
  • Cristiano Ronaldo is the first player to score in three UEFA Champions League finals, moving clear of Sergio Ramos (the only defender who has scored in two finals), Raúl González, Samuel Eto'o and Lionel Messi.
  • Ronaldo is Champions League top scorer for the 5th straight year.

  • Completed 600 strikes for his club and country career after his second goal.
  • Ronaldo is only the sixth man to score two in a final, joining: Daniele Massaro (Milan 1994), Karl-Heinz Riedle (Borussia Dortmund 1997), Hernán Crespo (Milan 2005), Filippo Inzaghi (Milan 2007) and Diego Milito (Internazionale 2010). No player has hit a hat-trick in a UEFA Champions League final.
  • Ronaldo joined Andrés Iniesta and Clarence Seedorf as one of only three players to have taken part in four UEFA Champions League final victories.
  • Marco Asensio scored Real's fourth goal late in the game and, in so doing, became Real Madrid's youngest-ever scorer in a European Cup final.
  • Asensio scored the opening and closing goal of 2016-17 season for Real Madrid.
  • Raphael Varane has became the youngest defender to win 3 UCL, beat Paolo Maldini.
  • Gareth Bale now is the first welshman to win 3 UCL.
  • Mariano Diaz is the first Dominican to win UCL.