Thursday, May 26, 2016
The Rojiblancos thought they had signed the Portuguese forward when he was a promising teenager after they received a signed document from an intermediary in Lisbon
Los Blancos have faced Roma, Wolfsburg and Manchester City in the knockout rounds en route to Saturday's showpiece, having met no champions and none of Europe's elite clubs either
Wednesday, May 25, 2016
As the pop superstar prepares to sing at the Champions League final this weekend, Goal looks back at the most memorable tunes and performances in the sport's history...
Tuesday, May 24, 2016
The two men were once close when they worked together at Barcelona, but they later fell out in spectacular style during the Portuguese's time as coach of Real Madrid in 2011
Monday, May 23, 2016
Seung Ho Paik and Seung Woo Lee have both overcome a FIFA-imposed exile to push themselves to the front of the queue in Barca's youth divisions, but they will not be overexposed
Sunday, May 22, 2016
Luis Enrique's side struggled for much of the match against a spirited Sevilla, especially after Javier Mascherano's red card, but the Argentina attacker proved the hero once more
The Uruguayan has hit 59 goals in his 52 games for the Catalan club this season and his form at the end of the campaign has kept the Blaugrana in the hunt for a domestic double
Saturday, May 21, 2016
A solitary goal from substitute Alvaro Morata was enough for the Old Lady to complete a domestic double but they needed extra time to sink the plucky Rossoneri
Pep Guardiola departs the Bavarian side having secured another double as he witnesses his charges come out on top in a nerve-shredding penalty shootout...
Friday, May 20, 2016
A legend at Racing, a hero with Inter, and a striker who struck fear into the hearts of any defender: El Principe leaves the game after a career that deserved far more plaudits
Wednesday, May 18, 2016
Sevilla's Europa League success means La Liga will mark a continental double for the third straight season, and the stats show almost total domination over the last 15 years
The Andalusians claimed their third successive European crown on Wednesday in Basel - but the time has now come for the club to challenge in the Champions League as well
The Ghana FA Cup champions have to overturn a two-goal deficit to secure qualification to the group stage of the Caf Confederation Cup but while the task seems daunting, it cert...
The 44-year-old is on the verge of winning a third straight Europa League title and after successful spells at Valencia and Sevilla, surely he deserves his chance at an elite club
Tuesday, May 17, 2016
Could the managerless Ghanaian side put a downer on the Brazilians’ end-of-term celebrations?
As the Andalucians prepare to make history with a possible third straight Europa League, Goal remembers the fiery season the Argentine spent at the Pizjuan
The Andalusians have won the continental competition on four occasions over the past decade and under Unai Emery they are going for a third title in a row on Wednesday night
Sunday, May 15, 2016
Goal's Manchester United correspondent was among the 75,000 hurriedly evacuated from the Theatre of Dreams as the club's clash with Bournemouth was abandoned
The Gunners were able to celebrate on the last day of the season as Spurs imploded on Tyneside, but there is plenty of work to be done to improve on an inconsistent campaign
The veteran playmaker has called time on an illustrious playing career at the age of 40. The last of a dying breed of footballers, Spanish football may never see his like again