Real Madrid can 'get even better', warns Gareth Bale

Real are champions again as Ronaldo double sinks Juventus

Casemiro and Marco Asensio were also on the scoresheet for Real after Mario Mandzukic had levelled Ronaldo's early opener for the Italian champions.

Ronaldo netted twice for Madrid on Saturday evening in a 4-1 win over Juventus to secure back-to-back Champions League trophies for Madrid, which was also the club's third European title in four years.

Sporting a newly cropped haircut, the Portuguese was the star of a spectacular light-and-fireworks show as 81,000 fans crammed into Real's Santiago Bernabeu stadium.

Once Ronaldo took the microphone, he couldn't resist joining the crowd in chanting "Cristiano, Ballon d' Or!", a call for him to win the prestigious best-player award.

"We know how to play football, when we played the second half it looked spectacular".

"It has been a spectacular year, that you only dream of", he added.

"We have won three Champions Leagues in four seasons so we have to be in that category".

"I've signed a long-term contract at Madrid", he said. "The people that criticise me will need to put their guitar back in the case because once again we won and we are the best", Ronaldo crowed. The Premier League will boast three Champions League winning managers next season including Newcastle's Rafa Benitez and a further two managers who've made the final before in Jurgen Klopp and Arsene Wenger.

"We need to just keep doing what we are doing, because I think we can win many more titles in the future".

Manchester United target Gareth Bale has delivered a crushing blow to the Red Devils after the Wales man informed he is happy at Real Madrid and not in a rush to move anywhere. "But I still finished the season happy, it's a great finish with another trophy". "The team has worked hard from the first minute...we have done a marvellous double".

Ahead of the highly-anticipated game, Buffon had spoken of his desire to get his hands on the Champions League trophy describing a victory in the final as "the flawless end".



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