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Real Madrid wins 2016 European Champions League

Real Madrid’s win also helped Zinedine Zidane to become the seventh man to claim the trophy as both a player and a manager.

May 30, 2016 15:15 IST
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RealMadridReal Madrid on 29 May 2016 won the 2016 European champions title. In the titled clash, Real Madrid defeated their city rivals Atletico Madrid via a penalty shoot-out following a 1-1 draw.

This was Madrid’s 11th European Champion title.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning penalty in a 5-3 shootout victory against Atletico Madrid. Atletico earlier lost in their two previous finals appearances.

Apart from this, this win also helped Real Madrid’s former player Zinedine Zidane to celebrate as with this, he also became the seventh man to claim the trophy as both a player and a manager. Zidane was appointed as manager of Real Madrid in January 2016.

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