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Last time Real Madrid reached Champions League final. Where are they now?

Real Madrid are in the UCL final

Image source – Denis Doyle/Getty Images


Real Madrid have reached the Champions League final after celebrating a comeback win against Manchester City with 6-5 aggregate score.

Real will face Liverpool in the UCL 2021/22 final on May 28. The last time the pair reached the final was also the last time La Liga side played in UCL final. It was in the 2017/18 season when Real celebrated a 3-1 victory over the Reds and became UCL champions for a record 13th time.

Gareth Bale formed a double while Karim Benzema also got his name on the scoresheet for Zinedine Zidane’s side. Meanwhile, Sadio Mane scored for Jurgen Klopp’s side.

So let’s take a look and see how Los Blancos squad looked the last time they were in the Champions League final.

Keylor Navas started in goal, while Dani Carvajal, Raphel Varane, Sergio Ramos and Marcelo formed the defense.

Luka Modric, Casemiro and Toni Kroos started in midfield, meanwhile, Karim Benzema, Isco and Cristiano Ronaldo formed the attack.

Kiko Casilla, Nacho, Gareth Bale, Theo Hernandez, Lucas Vazquez, Asensio and Mateo Kovacic started the game on bench.

There are several players from the 2017/18 squad that currently no longer play for Real Madrid. Here is the full list of the players that are no longer in Real’s squad.

  • Keylor Navas – PSG
  • Raphel Varane – Manchester United
  • Sergio Ramos – PSG
  • Cristiano Ronaldo – Manchester United
  • Kiko Casilla – Leeds United (Elche on loan)
  • Theo Hernandez – AC Milan
  • Mateo Kovacic – Chelsea

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