KIEV – With the large cup on his head and five fingers in the air fourth Cristiano Ronaldo Saturday evening in Kiev the win of the Champions League. The Portuguese superstar should be the main European cup tournament for the fifth time, a credit to their hall of fame. Only Francisco ‘Paco’ Gento, six times won, is now above Ronaldo.
The figures of Cristiano Ronaldo are impressive.
“This cup, we wanted to have,” said the Portuguese after the final win against Liverpool (3-1). “We knew that the heavy would be, but we have the profit earned. Finals are always tricky, but we are the rightful winner. We have a history written.”
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Ronaldo won the Champions League in 2008 with Manchester United and in 2014, 2016, 2017, and now again with Real Madrid. With five victories in the most important tournament for European clubs came the 33-year-old Portuguese at the same height with seven former players of Real Madrid, among them Alfredo Di Stéfano, and the Italians Paolo Maldini and Alessandro Costacurta. Gento won the european Cup I in the fifties and sixty six times with the ‘Royal’.
Incidentally, the new Ronaldo is also for the seventh time to the top scorer of the European kampioenenbal. This season he came fifteen times to score.