Real Madrid has taken a first half lead over Juventus in the Champions League final thanks to — you guessed it — Cristiano Ronaldo. The man, the myth, the legend has done it again on the biggest of stages. He’s scored in a UCL final for the third time, becoming the first player to ever do so.
Juve had enjoyed much of the possession through the opening 20 minutes, coming close to scoring a couple of times, but Keylor Navas came up bring with a save. Finally Los Blancos got their foot on the ball and started getting forward.
The goalscoring play started with Ronaldo drifting to the right flank, cutting inside and laying off to an overlapping Dani Carvajal. The full-back played it back to Ronaldo at the top of the box and his fantastic finish found its way past Gigi Buffon and into the back of the net for a huge goal.