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Real Madrid’s Historic 15th Champions League Title

Wembley Stadium, Real Madrid etched their name in the history books once again by securing a record-extending 15th UEFA Champions League title. The Spanish giants showcased their trademark resilience and clinical edge, overcoming a valiant Borussia Dortmund side with a 2-0 victory.

Dortmund’s Missed Chances and Real’s Resilience

The match unfolded with Dortmund dominating proceedings for an hour, creating numerous scoring opportunities, particularly in a one-sided first half. However, the German side’s inability to capitalize on their chances proved costly.

Just when it seemed Dortmund’s relentless pressure might yield rewards, Real Madrid demonstrated their championship pedigree. Dani Carvajal broke the deadlock with a towering header from a corner in the 74th minute, before Vinicius Jr sealed the victory by firing home the second goal just nine minutes later.

Real Madrid’s Unparalleled European Dominance

With this triumph, Real Madrid extended their remarkable run of success in Europe, securing their sixth Champions League title in 11 seasons. This feat matches the legendary team that initiated Real’s love affair with the European Cup, having won the first five editions from 1956 and another in 1966.

Remarkably, Real Madrid have now won their last 10 consecutive European finals, a streak that stretches back 41 years to their last defeat against Aberdeen in the Cup Winners’ Cup final.

Carlo Ancelotti’s Managerial Masterclass

The victory also etched Carlo Ancelotti’s name in the annals of Champions League history. The Italian tactician secured his fifth success as a coach in the prestigious competition, adding to his two triumphs as a player with AC Milan. This remarkable achievement cements Ancelotti’s status as one of the most decorated managers in the Champions League era.

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