Atletico Madrid manager Diego Simeone (centre) clashes with Real Madrid defender Raphael Varane
Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the vital goal for Real Madrid
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring the winning goal in the Champions League final

Real Madrid 4 Atletico Madrid 1: Home-grown superstar Gareth Bale keeps on running and finds his appropriate reward

Bale netted in extra-time to give Real the lead and put them on course to win 'La Decima'

Gareth Bale celebrates after scoring the vital goal for Real Madrid
Gareth Bale celebrates scoring the winning goal in the Champions League final

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Atletico’s grim determination to hold off their rampaging city rivals after taking a surprise lead is finally broken in extra time  as the Welsh winger leaps to nod Real ahead and open the floodgates

Cristiano Ronaldo starts for Real alongside Gareth Bale with Diego Costa starting for Atletico

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Starts for Sami Khedira, Raphael Varane and David Villa as well

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Champions League final 2014: Cristiano Ronaldo to start as Madrid clubs wait on key trio

Cristiano Ronaldo has been given the green light to start in Lisbon but Karim Benzema, Pepe, Diego Costa and Arda Turan will all be given until the last minute

Diego Simeone has been compared to Jose Mourinho

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Atletico's Diego Godin praises Simeone as 'like a god' as Amcelotti recognises his achievements this season

The midfielder Tiago has readily embraced Atletico’s underdog status

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Atletico Madrid’s film producer president Enrique Cerezo says if the story of his club’s season was submitted to him he would probably dismiss it as too incredible.


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The former Chelsea midfielder Deco has compared Champions League finalists Atletico Madrid to his FC Porto team that so unexpectedly won the trophy in 2004.

Gareth Bale (right) and his Real Madrid team-mates arrive in Lisbon for the European Cup final

Champions League Final 2014: Gareth Bale keeps cool as history demands Real Madrid finally reach double figures

Having dealt with his huge transfer fee, Welsh star ignores the pressure of winning La Decima against Atletico

Cristiano Ronaldo is returning to Lisbon for the Champions League final

Champions League final 2014 - Real Madrid v Atletico Madrid: How Portugal, home of Cristiano Ronaldo, is playing a big part in the all-Spanish final

On the approach to Benfica’s impressive Estádio da Luz you cannot fail to be in awe of the Portuguese champions’ fitting tribute to one of football’s greatest players. One of their own, Eusébio da Silva Ferreira, or Eusébio as the world knows him, scored over 600 goals in a scintillating 15 year spell for the Eagles. The love and adoration the Portuguese people show towards their greatest sporting son is mirrored in the encased statue sitting yards from the scene of Saturday night’s showpiece event for club football.

Paul Clement is ensuring his Real charges are prepared for all eventualities – including a shoot-out

Champions League Final 2014: Real Madrid coach Paul Clement sets rare English benchmark among Europe's elite

It's been nearly 30 years since an English coach led a team into a European Cup final. On Saturday at the Estadio da Luz there will at least be one on the bench as Paul Clement takes his place alongside Carlo Ancelotti for Real Madrid.

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Champions League Final 2014: Cristiano Ronaldo heads back to Lisbon hoping to reverse final misery

Defeat to Greece in 2004 saw Portugal become the first host nation to lose a Euro final, but the Real Madrid star hopes to put that right against Atletico on Saturday
Newly appointed Barcelona manager Luis Enrique tries out his seat at the Nou Camp today

Luis Enrique appointed Barcelona manager: Club hopes the success stories of Pep Guardiola and Johan Cruyff return

Enrique is the latest former player to take over as manager at Barca

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