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Allegri highlights Pjaca absence as key to Champions League final defeat

The absence of Marko Pjaca was a key factor in Juventus losing the Champions League final to Real Madrid, says Massimiliano Allegri.
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Ginter considered retiring after Dortmund bomb attack

Matthias Ginter has acknowledged the bomb attack that targeted the Borussia Dortmund team bus in April made him consider retirement.
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Bonucci denies Champions League final bust-up with Dybala

Reports of a bust-up between Leonardo Bonucci and Juventus team-mates during the Champions League final are false, the defender has said.
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Red Bull Salzburg and RB Leipzig given green light to play in Champions League

UEFA has confirmed RB Leipzig and Red Bull Salzburg have both been admitted into the Champions League for 2017-18.
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Tottenham are too young for the Champions League - Gallas

Tottenham failed to reach the knockout stages of last season's Champions League, and William Gallas believes their youth was an issue.
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Real Madrid 'machine' Ronaldo will win Ballon d'Or - Almeida

Hugo Almeida has backed Cristiano Ronaldo to clinch a record-equalling fifth Ballon d'Or.
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Juve express condolences after fan dies following Champions League stampede

Juventus paid their respects to Erika Pioletti who died following the stampede at the Champions League final fanzone in Turin on June 3.
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Ronaldo still stays in the gym! – Asensio admires Real Madrid star's desire

Cristiano Ronaldo is the ideal player to learn from at Real Madrid, according to rising star Marco Asensio.
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Cristiano Ronaldo or Alexis Sanchez: Who is set to dominate the Confederations Cup?

We use Opta data to examine how Cristiano Ronaldo and Alexis Sanchez compare as Portugal and Chile prepare for the Confederations Cup.
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Zenit belong in the Champions League - Mancini keen to deliver success

After being presented as the new Zenit coach, Roberto Mancini promised to deliver success and get the club back in the Champions League.
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Buffon, Ramos or Ronaldo? New Champions League awards remove the headache of choosing the best

The Champions League's best goalkeeper, defender, midfielder and attacker each season will be heralded by new awards created by UEFA.
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Buffon almost certain over retirement

Gianluigi Buffon says he will call time on his career at the end of next season unless Juventus can end his wait for Champions League glory.
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Mbappe prioritising Champions League title over Ballon d'Or

After an outstanding season with Monaco, teenager Kylian Mbappe wants to keep pushing on and win the Champions League.
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Kroos should just retire - Heynckes

Jupp Heynckes thinks it will not get much better for Real Madrid star Toni Kroos after winning the Champions League a third time.
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Ronaldo is not selfish, insists Benzema

Cristiano Ronaldo's first instinct is to go for goal but that does not make him selfish, Karim Benzema has explained.
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Zidane has given me belief, says Real Madrid goalkeeper Navas

Keylor Navas' place in the Real Madrid side is reportedly under threat but the goalkeeper insists he feels like he has his coach's backing.
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Higuain was Juventus' biggest Champions League final flop – Di Livio

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain has been criticised by Angelo Di Livio after defeat in the Champions League final.
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A close shave: Cristiano Ronaldo explains bold new style

A new look for Cristiano Ronaldo has created a buzz and the Real Madrid star opened up on his fresh hairstyle.
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Modric reveals Zidane masterplan behind emphatic defeat of Juventus

A simple tactic involving Real Madrid's wide men was the key factor behind their Champions League final win, according to Luka Modric.
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Cristiano sings 'Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or' as Madrid celebrate Champions League triumph

Real Madrid star Cristiano Ronaldo grabbed the microphone at the Santiago Bernabeu and started singing, "Ronaldo, Ballon d'Or".
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