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CL-final due to safety for the first time under a closed roof

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CL-final due to safety for the first time under a closed roof

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For the first time in the history of the Champions League will be the final under a closed roof to take place. That measure is Friday for security reasons taken, please notify the football association of Wales (FAW).

On Saturday, June 3, join The serie a champions and title holder Real Madrid at the Millennium Stadium in Cardiff against each other for the final battle.

Is expected to attract more than 170,000 visitors to the Welsh capital, whether or not in possession of a valid ticket. Out of fear for a attack with drones, it was decided to have the roof close during the CL-final.

According to the FAW have authorities on this measure urged. Also during the two official practice sessions of both finalists on Friday, June 2, will the roof be closed.

The last ten Champions League finals

The last ten Champions League finals in the image. 2007: Filippo Inzaghi shows the Champions League trophy to the crowd after the victory against Liverpool (2-1). The Italian scored both goals for the Milanezen, while Dirk Kuyt for the English is accurate.
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2008: Edwin van der Sar saves in Moscow at the penalty kick from Chelsea player Nicolas Anelka and take this to the Champions League for Manchester United.
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2009: Pep Guardiola is thrown into the air by the players of Barcelona. The Catalans won in the final with 2-0 at Manchester United to Edwin van der Sar.
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2010: Mark van Bommel consolation team-mate Arjen Robben after the loss in the Champions League final against Internazionale. Wesley Sneijder with an assist in the finals is important for the Milanezen, watching.
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2011: FC Barcelona celebrating the win of the Champions League trophy. In the final, where Ibrahim Afellay in injury time fancied, was the Manchester United Edwin van der Sar with a 3-1 set aside.
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2012: Chelsea win in the home of the opponent Bayern Munich after penalty kicks in the Champions League. Arjen Robben missed for the Germans in the extension as a penalty.
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2013: A year after the lost final against Chelsea and the missed penalty kick takes Robben on behalf of Bayern Munich sporting revenge. In the renewal scores against Borussia Dortmund, winning hit (2-1).
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2014: Thanks to a late goal of Sergio Ramos forcing Real Madrid to a renewal against fellow-townsman Atletico. In this extension, it is then 4-1.
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2015: FC Barcelona is a bit too big for Juventus in Berlin. The finale ends in a 3-1 victory for the Spaniards.
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2016: Sergio Ramos shows off with the cup. Just like two years earlier, is Real in the final battle too strong for Atletico.
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Eleven victories

As Real there in the final battle to succeed in the Champions League win of last season to continue, then it is the first Spanish club that the prestigious tournament two times in a row, knows how to win.

With eleven victories in the Champions League and its predecessor european Cup I Real Madrid all record. Juventus was eight times previously in the final of the main European clubtoernooi, but only won in 1985 and 1996. The six defeats in the finals of ‘Juve’ are a record.

In 1998 were the two superpowers are already facing each other in the final battle. Real, with Clarence Seedorf on the midfield, won at 1-0 Juventus, where Real-trainer Zinedine Zidane and Edgar Davids also played a role.

Juventus-Real Madrid on June 3, live on Veronica, NUsport.nl and in the NUsport app. Do you want to receive a notification on your smartphone or tablet to receive as soon as the lineups are known? Then, from the bottom of this article to the tag “Champions League Alert’ and choose ‘My news + push notification’.

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