Atletico Madrid gave it their full effort, but just couldn’t withstand the talent and attacking power of Real Madrid.
This is the 10th time Real Madrid has won the Champions League.
One could see that Atletico’s players just didn’t have any energy left, as much as they tried. Then as the ball sailed over his head the keeper tried scrambling back to the goal, but the ball reached the goal before he could.
The final score was Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1.
The game continued into the second half with inspiring defense from Atletico as Real Madrid made every effort to get an equalizing goal. In the 85th minute Real’s Marcelo, who was a subbed on, made a heading effort a few yards away from the Atletico goal, only to get a kick to the face that wen’t completely unnoticed.
It was a fiery, and exhausting Champions League final for the m88 players, and even for all the fans watching. Marcelo scored again for Real in the 118th minute with a powerful shot from 18 yards out, and Ronaldo finished the scoring with a penalty after being tripped in the box.
The drama after this goal was seen in every face in the stadium as Real Madrid was sparked back to life, and Atletico faced 30 more minutes of desperate defending.
The referee seemed to accept some of the physical play and mostly allowed the game to continue in spite of several challenges that seemed to require a freekick.
In the 110th minute Di Maria made a magical weaving run into Atletico’s penalty area and blasted a shot that deflected off the keeper, but was then headed in by Gareth Bale giving Real Madrid the lead.
The rough challenges continued, and more than a few were missed by the center official. Ronaldo had some heading opportunities that wen’t wide, and Gareth Bale had a trio of chances that all missed the target.
Real Madrid’s team celebrated wildly with this go ahead goal and Bale’s three misses from earlier in the game were instantly forgotten.
But Real’s Ramos made a spectacular header off a corner that nestled into the back of the net in the 93rd minute and pushed the game into overtime.. They just didn’t seem to have the energy for it after a valiant 90 minutes already played.
As the 2014 Champions League Final stretched into injury time, it appeared that Atletico might have just done the unthinkable in winning the Spanish league and Champions League in one season.
It wasn’t until the 36th minute that the deadlock was broken, as somewhat surprisingly Atletico’s Godin scored a header off of a corner kick rebound.
It stated very tense, with Atletico’s players giving no space to Real’s men and making multiple challenges in the first minutes of the game.
Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid squared off in a came that was full throttle for the entire match.
Real Madrid’s keeper tried to come out for the ball, but stopped halfway out when he realized he wouldn’t make it in time.
The 2014 Champions League Final in Lisbon Portugal put two teams from the same Spanish city against each other for the most coveted club trophy in Europe