Real Madrid win 11th Champions League Final title after beating Atletico Madrid 5 - 3 in penalty shootout.

Cristiano Ronaldo scored the winning goal for Real Madrid in the penalty shootout.

Atletico Madrid were devastated by their loss after playing well in the clash.



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The UEFA Champions League final battle will be an all-Madrid affair for the second time in three years as giant Primera Division clubs Real Madrid and Atletico clash at the San Siro in Milan, Italy.

Watch superstar Spanish La Liga footballers in live action at the 2016 Champions League Final including:

Andrea Bocelli and Alicia Keys to perform Champions League anthem at 2016 Champions League Final

The Champions League pre-match entertainment at the Stadio San Siro on Saturday will be spectacular!

The CL match, broadcast in more than 220 countries, will reach an estimated world-wide live audience of 180 million viewers, making it the most-watched annual sporting event in the world.

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"This year, the opening ceremony at the UEFA Champions League final will treat spectators in the stadium, as well as the millions of television viewers, to an unprecedented show," said Pedro Pinto, chief of communications and media for UEFA. "Fans can expect an incredible performance, which will be a tribute to the excellence of European football as well as the vibrant spirit of the host city, Milan."

Revered Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli and singer-songwriter Alicia Keys will perform on the pitch prior to Saturday's UEFA Champions League final at the Stadio San Siro.

World-famous Italian tenor Andrea Bocelli will perform the UEFA Champions League anthem prior to the start of the game as the two teams line up before kick-off. As he does so, final ambassadors Javier Zanetti and Franco Baresi – icons of Internazionale Milano and AC Milan respectively – will present the trophy to the crowd.

"I feel very honoured to have the opportunity to actively participate in this great evening, the UEFA Champions League final. I've been a huge football fan ever since I was a child. I will try to sing the UEFA Champions League anthem as well as I can and I thank everyone who wanted me to do it. A big hug to all of you and see you in the stadium," said Bocelli.

Prior to Bocelli's performance, singer-songwriter Alicia Keys, who has sold over 50 million albums, will headline the first-ever live music performance for the UEFA Champions League final opening ceremony.

"I'm extremely excited to share my new music at the UEFA Champions League final, an event that is celebrated in every corner of the world," said Keys. "This is going to be a powerful moment in history and one that represents the spirit of all the similarities we share, no matter where we live and who we are. I'm honored to be a special part of such a beloved experience."


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UEFA Champions Music Festival at Milan's Piazza del Duomo

Milan Champions League Music Festival opens today! The festival will take place in and around the Piazza del Duomo in central Milan, Italy and is open to both local fans and those supporters attend the CL final. Stars Benny Benassi and Gaizka Mendieta are among those featured at the UEFA Champions Festival, which runs from Thursday May 26 to Sunday May 29. Also featured with be an Ultimate Champions match featuring female players, music, football, and big-screen entertainment for fans.

All times local for Milan, Italy

Thursday 26th May festival open 11.00 - 23.00

10.00 Opening Ceremony

Football: Io Tifo Positivo (11.00-13.00) Special Oympics Eurasia (15.15-16.45), autograph sessions (16.30-17.00), ambassador football clinics (17.00-18.00), UniCredit five-a-side competitions (18.30-20.00), free play sessions (20.00-21.00)
Live music: Dhamm, Nicolo Cavalchini Band, Alberto Balossino, Ansonica, Mara Bosisio Acoustic Trio (Castello Sforzesco 21:30)
DJs: Aggness, Nora Bee, Valentina Sartorio

Friday 27th May festival open 11.00 - 23.00

Football: Adidas Young Champions tournament (11.00-15.30), Ultimate Champions match (16.00-17.30), MasterCard shootout with Edgar Davids (18.00-19.30), European Amputee Football Federation (19.30-21.00)
Live music: Todi Rampado, Pietro Loreta, Prime Circle, Matteo de Bernardi, Laica (Castello Sforzesco 21:30), Lea Rue (18.30-19.30)Benny Benassi (21.30-23.00)
DJs: Roberto Praderi, Francesco Rossi (Piazza Duomo 20.00-21.00)

Saturday 28th May festival open 11.00 - 19.00

Football: Ambassador football clinics (13.00-14.00), Gatorade 5-a-side tournament (14.00-15.30), International Blind Sports Association (15.30-17.00).
Live music: Matteo de Bernardi, Pietro Loreta, Laica, Shelly Bonet (18.30-19.15)
DJs: Roberto Praderi, Andrea Del Vescovo, Gaizka Mendieta (16.00-17.00)

Sunday 29th May festival open 11.00 - 17.00

Football: Grassroots football (11.00-14.00), free play football (16.30-17.00)
Live music: Michele Soldano
DJ Sergio Cerruti (14.30-16.00), Aggness, Nora Bee & Elsa Martignoni

Festival Main Stage Attractions

All times local for Milan, Italy

  • Benny Benassi presented by Pepsi MAX - Friday, 21.30 - 23.00 Superstar Italian DJ, most famous for his 2002 hit Satisfaction.
  • DHAMM - Thursday, 20.00 - 21.15 Formed in Rome in the early 90s, Alessio Ventura, Dario Benedetti, Mauro Munzi won the San Remo Festival in 1994 for the song 'Irene'.
  • Italian Gospel Choir - Thursday 21.45 - 23.00 A tribute to the CL final from some of the best Italian gospel singers. The choir will also perform at the UEFA Champions League final Opening Ceremony.
  • Prime Circle - Friday 14.00 - 15.30 Enjoy South Africa's most successful rock band.
  • Francesco Rossi - Friday 20.00 - 21.00 Charismatic Italian DJ and producer, known for hits Paper Aeroplane and Godspeed You.
  • Lea Rue - Friday 18.30 - 19.30 Eclectic Belgian singer and songwriter who turned heads with her debut single I Can't Say No!
  • Gaizka Mendieta - Saturday 16.00 - 17.00 Fomer Valencia and Spain midfielder turned genre-hopping DJ.
  • Shelley Bonet - Saturday 18.30 - 19.15 "A voice like a hurricaine." Shelley Bonet has performed several times as a special guest for US Grammy award winner Michael Bolton.
  • DJ Sergio Cerruti - Sunday 14.30 - 16:00 Italy's 'Man in Black'; DJ, producer and Just Entertainment label boss.

2016 – 2017 UEFA Champions League Update

The 2016-17 UEFA Champions League Tournament kicks off on 28 June 28, 2016 - and ends when the Champions League Final takes place at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales on June 3, 2017.

Champions League Qualification

Twenty-two teams qualify automatically as follows:

UEFA Champions League holders - Note that If the holders finished their domestic campaign in a league position that means they would have qualified for the group stage via that method anyway, then the UEFA Europa League winners take a group stage slot.

Top three in Spain, England and Germany
Top two in Italy, Portugal and France
Champions of Russia, Ukraine, Netherlands, Belgium, Switzerland and Turkey

The remaining ten teams are determined through qualifying as follows:

Five come from the League Route that involves the top 15 national associations according to the UEFA coefficient rankings.

The other half are decided by the Champions Route, encompassing the champions of all nations ranked below the top 12 - for the top 12, qualification is automatic.

2016 - 2017 UEFA Champions League Match Calendar Stages & Dates

First qualifying round, first leg: 28–29.06.16
First qualifying round, second leg: 05–06.07.16
Second qualifying round, first leg: 12–13.07.16
Second qualifying round, second leg: 19–20.07.16
Third qualifying round, first leg: 26–27.07.16
Third qualifying round, second leg: 02–03.08.16
Play-off round, first leg: 16–17.08.16
Play-off round, second leg: 23–24.08.16
Group stage, matchday one: 13–14.09.16
Group stage, matchday two: 27–28.09.16
Group stage, matchday three: 18–19.10.16
Group stage, matchday four: 01–02.11.16
Group stage, matchday five: 22–23.11.16
Group stage, matchday six: 06–07.12.16
Round of 16, first leg: 14–15.02.17 and 21–22.02.17
Round of 16, second leg: 07–08.03.17 and 14–15.03.17
Quarter-finals, first leg: 11–12.04.17
Quarter-finals, second leg: 18–19.04.17
Semi-finals, first leg: 02–03.05.17
Semi-finals, second leg: 09–10.05.17
Final (Millennium Stadium, Cardiff): 03.06.17

2016 - 2017 Champions League Update


Provisional 2016 - 2017 Champions League Draw Dates

25.08.2016: Group stage
12.12.2016: Round of 16
17.03.2017: Quarter-finals
21.04.2017: Semi-finals

2017 Final Venue: Millennium Stadium in Cardiff, Wales

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