In addition to this, the former Real player won the season's La Liga title . But treble-chasing Juve's hopes were killed off after the break as Real rose to the occasion to complete their first league and cup double in 59 years. Meanwhile, public Catalan TV station TV3 broadcast an advert backing the Italian champions - who beat Barca 3-0 in the quarter-finals - before the game as the "only 11 men capable of avoiding the unavoidable".
His tally now reads as - 406 goals for Real Madrid in 394 games; 118 goals for Manchester United in 292 games; five goals for Sporting Lisbon in 31 matches; and for his country, 71 goals in 138 games. Real Madrid became the first club to achieve that feat since the competition's rebrand from the European Cup in 1992 and the first club to reach 12 European titles.
A smiling Ronaldo , speaking to the press as he sat alongside Ferguson, described a season when they won the league and European Cup double for the first time in 59 years as "fantastic". The Portuguese superstar added: "My team was very good, phenomenal". But Madrid took control after the break, Casemiro and Marco Asensio scoring either side of Ronaldo's second as Madrid claimed back-to-back UEFA Champions League crowns.
It's another record for us and the players deserve it and so do I because I scored twice and I'm the top scorer in the Champions League . Real Madrid were "simply better" than Juventus in the second half of Saturday's Champions League final , admits veteran defender Dani Alves.
UCLA coach Kelly Inouye-Perez said she won't miss Aguilar, a senior shortstop who is a member of Team USA . Florida will play on Sunday for a spot in the championship series, while LSU will play in an elimination game on Saturday. Oklahoma will play for a spot in the championship series, while Washington will play in an elimination game on Saturday. Just hours after she fought out of a bases-loaded jam to earn a save against Baylor, she threw a complete game to help OR defeat LSU 4-1 in ...
But it's true. This year was unbelievable again, last year was incredible too. With the blow of the final whistle, the Portuguese worldwide was named the Man-of-the-Match and received the award from former Manchester United manager Sir Alex Ferguson .
Despite rocky performances in his last two starts, Pekka Rinne will be in goal Saturday night when the Nashville Predators host the Pittsburgh Penguins in Game 3 of the Stanley Cup Final . It then reviews recent events: "HE SHOOTS, HE SCORES!" "They were taking Nashville for granted or something; they don't have the same intensity." The folks at Section303.com have a large list of fan chants that happen during Predators games, but the goaltender taunting one is the most ...
Chicago Bulls forward Jimmy Butler (21) reacts during the first half against the Brooklyn Nets at the United Center. "It's not working exactly the way we would like it to, and I think it's something we have to turn back to", Silver said. Smith and Tristan Thompson did. Hes one of the best offensive rebounders in the league, so theyre doing a good job of making sure they get two guys on him, two guys hitting his body to keep him off the glass, Lue said.
But like the rest of his teammates, he knows it's a one-game issue that the Cavs will bounce back from. "We have to limit their easy baskets". "He's been destroying nearly everyone he's come across in the playoffs on the offensive glass, and (center) Zaza Pachulia didn't play a ton of minutes, but the minutes he played, especially at the beginning of the game , kind of set the tone for us on the offensive glass".
Brian Johnson will likely join the rotation if Rodriguez is out beyond June 10, when the Red Sox need a fifth starter. Manny means business: A season full of games played only against the Red Sox would probably be harder than a traditional major league schedule, but it might be something Machado would enjoy.
Andy Murray recovered from an early deficit to seal his place in the third round of the 2017 French Open on Thursday (1 June). It was a similar story in the third set with both players pummelling each other until Wawrinka broke Dolgopolov a second time to clinch victory and deny the world number 89 his first third round spot in Paris since 2011.
Substitute Alexandre Lacazette broke to set up Moussa Sissoko for a simple tap-in before Griezmann rounded out the scoring after Silva's fumble fell to him in front of an open goal (77'). "We played with a lot of intensity and speed, even though it's the end of the season". Liam Boyce's first global goal gave Northern Ireland a 1-0 win over New Zealand in a friendly at Belfast and an ideal boost ahead of a pivotal 2018 World Cup qualifier with Azerbaijan.
Juventus looked the more adventurous side in the first 20 minutes but it was Real who struck first after the sort of trigonometric build-up that coaches write books about. Juve continued to press but couldn't find another way through before the break and after the interval Real dominated. But he was brought on in the 77th minute and joined in the celebrations as Sergio Ramos lifted the trophy for the second-straight year.
After taking the lead through Ronaldo , Madrid were rocked back on their heels by Mario Mandzukic's stunning overhead kick equaliser before the interval. Allegri started the post-match press conference by reading out a statement after news broke of injuries to fans watching the final in Turin. His 20th-minute opener oozed class, then he ghosted unmarked into Juventus' six-yard box midway through the second half for his team's third goal to confirm yet another European crown.
The van swerved into oncoming lanes before hitting a bus stop and coming to a stop, Roberts said . Another witness, Brad Meyers, said he saw someone jump off the bridge into the water in order to escape being hit. On Saturday evening, the London Metropolitan Police Service responded to what the BBC initially called a "major incident" on London Bridge , which may have blossomed into a multi-site attack (although details remain scarce on whether the incidents are connected).
That changed dramatically - and so did the margin of the Golden State lead - when the Warriors had a pair of 3-pointers apiece in 13-0 and 13-1 third-quarter flurries that buried the Cavaliers . We've got to do a better job taking that away. "It's going to get harder and harder as we go when the stakes rise, but you have to stay focused". "They only shot 42 percent from the field".
The emphatic nature of Madrid's victory removed some of the gloss from Mario Mandzukic's sensational equaliser for Juve, which cancelled out Ronaldo's 20th-minute opener. "Today we can say that we are a very good team and that we deserve to win the league and the Champions League, which was not easy". Drifting out to the right to find space, Ronaldo exchanged passes with Dani Carvajal and cleverly glided into the penalty area before guiding a clinical low strike past Gianluigi Buffon , ...
In an exceptional career in which he keeps rewriting the record books, Ronaldo scored twice to become the first player in the 25 seasons of the Champions League era to score in three finals. "Again, I've had an awesome season", said Ronaldo. (AP Photo/Dave Thompson). Juventus' Mario Mandzukic , left, scores during the Champions League final soccer match between Juventus and Real Madrid at the Millennium stadium in Cardiff , Wales Saturday June 3, 2017.
He finally won the Champions League as a Madrid player in 2002, scoring an unbelievable volley in the final against Bayer Leverkusen in Glasgow, Scotland. Bale made a late cameo appearance, coming on for Karim Benzema in the 77th minute with the job done. On a record-breaking night Real became the first team of the Champions League era to retain the trophy and extended their overall record to 12, while Zinedine Zidane has now won more Champions Leagues as a coach (two) than as a player ...
Juventus' fans run away from San Carlo Square following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen. It has also been reported that a railing at the top of a stairwell leading to an underground auto park gave way, causing people to run to safety.
Keselowski was considered one of the favorites to win the race. Austin Dillon waited a long time to do his first victory burnout, and he wasn't going to be denied - just delayed. "Couple more would've been nice", Truex said with a laugh. THE WRECK: Some of the pre-race favorites were eliminated early as Brad Keselowski crashed into the back of Chase Elliott's auto just 20 laps into the race, ending the night for both drivers.
With Pakistan having quite a few right-handers in their squad, India might as well drop premier off-spinner R Ashwin to make way for fast-bowling all-rounder Hardik Pandya. On the eve of India's Champions Trophy opener against Pakistan , Kohli said that, "There are no issues whatsoever". But you know of their abilities.
German Chancellor Angela Merkel said she was disappointed at the announced exit from the Paris agreement. "Winding back the climate agenda means that the US will be left behind in the clean energy transition as other global players, such as in Europe and China, demonstrate greater commitment to deploying low carbon and job-creating solutions to climate change ", said Peter Kiernan, of the Economist Intelligence Unit.
Dodi Brauen was sitting on her front porch watching the storm approach when the unmistakable form of a funnel cloud suddenly started to descend from the swirling, grey clouds. Both said tornadoes are not common in South Africa, but Theunis said he watched a TV program about storm chasers, so he's familiar with them. "This thunderstorm has produced a tornado in the past near Wimborne", Environment Canada said on its website at around 5:30 p.m.
Sissons scored the game-winning goal and completed his hat trick with 6:00 remaining in the third period on a rush with Calle Jarnkrok . He previously made it with Carolina Hurricanes and Philadelphia Flyers. Nashville's magical run started by sweeping the West's No. 1 seed in Chicago. Nashville topped the visiting Anaheim Ducks 6-3 in Game 6 of the Western Conference Final and took the series, four games to two.
It is understood that the French star rang United and spoke with manager Jose Mourinho , while it was actually Atletico's manager who proved key to the decision to stay, with Simeone having made a personal intervention to convince Griezmann over the previous 24 hours.
The Cavs also have to play a more disciplined, physical style of defense after they let the Warriors walk into the lane and allowed 56 paint points-a handful of which came on dunks. And it doesn't mean the Warriors will stop feeding him in hopes he will find his stroke soon as evidenced by his 16 shot attempts in Game 1. He had 0 points and 4 rebounds.
Just days after Atletico Madrid forward Antoine Griezmann reportedly came to terms with the idea of heading to Manchester United via transfer this summer, it appears that the top-flight Premier League club has cooled their interest.
Serena did not let that comment pass, saying, "It disappoints me to know we live in a society where people like Ilie Nastase can make such racist comments towards myself and unborn child". After she posted a snap on her Twitter account with her growing bump, it's Venus" turn to spill the beans "by accident'. "We all want the baby to be named after us", Venus told Eurosport , referring to the names of the Williams sisters.
However, Giggs is still hopeful about the transfer and he thinks that it would drag on for the rest of the summer. The Belgium global has two years left on his existing deal at Goodison Park and has refused to sign a new contract. "We still have a good season in us, and we can try to get some good players in December". "It's a hard moment for the club and my team-mates, so it would be a real knife in the back if I were to leave now".
Following a late resurgence from JP Duminy , who scored 38 off 20 balls, South Africa set Sri Lanka a target of 300 to win in the Group B clash. Nuwan Pradeep was the most successful Sri Lankan bowler, finishing with two for 54. Legspinner Seekkuge Prasanna proved particularly profligate, conceding 72 runs from his 10 overs, though he did earn the important strike of De Villiers , as the South African skipper fell for just four , a mere over after Du Plessis' departure.
In action from the French Open on Friday, Rafael Nadal and Novak Djokovic had contrasting matches but both booked a place in Round 4. It was his 100th match over five sets on clay, and this took his record to 98-2. The 6-0 6-1 6-0 scoreline amply illustrates how that went. "He played very, very well". "I have no words to describe the love I have for you", said Mladenovic, who rallied from 5-2 down in the third set to set up a date with defending champion Garbine Muguruza.
In the history of the tournament, Pakistan has just managed to beat India once, when the Inzamam-ul-Haq led side edged out a three-wicket win over India in 2004. Speaking to the media, Kohli said: "There are no problems within the team and people are just making things up". Fleming said India were one of the favourites to the lift the Champions Trophy.
Assailants have hacked the Twitter account of Bahraini Foreign Minister Sheikh Khalid bin Ahmed al-Khalifa and posted hostile and insulting videos, the foreign ministry and local media reported on Saturday. The account was recovered after an hour and half after Twitter administration shut it down and coordinated with the IT department and officials of the Bahraini Foreign ministry.
Murray got past the 29th-seeded del Potro 7-6 (8), 7-5, 6-0 on Saturday at Court Philippe Chatrier in a match that lasted almost 3 hours. - Spaniard Carla Suarez Navarro beat Russian 14th seed Elena Vesnina 6-4 6-4. "If you want to win a Grand Slam, you have to be able to play on the big courts". Garcia, seeded 28th, made the fourth round of a Slam for the first time with a 6-4, 4-6, 9-7 win over Taiwan's world No 109 Su-Wei Hsieh.