The midfielder was named PFA Young Player of the Year for the second consecutive season last month after an excellent sophomore campaign
Isco was the key in the second leg - but can Real really leave their record signing on the bench?
Exclusive: The Welshman is willing to move to Old Trafford should his time at the Bernabeu come to an end this summer, though Jose Mourinho remains undecided on the move
The Welsh capital is the second-smallest city to host a final, and there are concerns over many of the organisational aspects
Now the line-up for the final has been confirmed
Atletico Madrid 2 Real Madrid 1 (2-4 agg): Atleti were two goals up after 16 minutes before Isco's goal settled the tie
Cristiano Ronaldo's hat-trick has put the visitors within touching distance of a second successive final in Europe's elite competition
Zinedine Zidane has taken to playing separate teams in away trips in recent weeks, splitting his squad but also public opinion
Barcelona were also keen on the left-back, who has shone on loan at Alavés
Coach's column: The Portuguese may have passed his physical peak but he's learnt to adapt with age - and Real look all the better for it
His hat-trick goal against Atletico caused a lot of confusion
After yelling 'Atkinson' in the tunnel, Ronaldo protests that he did not interfere in play before getting back onside to ensure the reputation of his goal is not tarnished
How did we rate the players in Madrid's emphatic derby win?
Real Madrid 3 Atletico Madrid 0: Diego Simeone's side suffered more pain, more deflation and more dejection as they once again failed to get the better of their superior rivals
Ronaldo once again delivered in Europe to put his side in touching distance of another Champions League final
Re-live the action from the Bernabeu