Five Real Madrid players already know what it means to score in a Champions League final

In the modern era, only Raúl González and Bale managed to score in two finals

Gareth Bale, Marcelo, Casemiro, Marco Asensio and Karim Benzema are the five players from the current Real Madrid squad who have managed to score a goal in a La Liga final Champions Leagueappointments in which legends like Alfredo di Stefano and Ferenc Puskaswith seven goals each in the stage of greatest glory for the white club.

The five players in the current squad who have scored in finals could be increased to six with Lucas Vazquezif they were taken into account by the UEFA penalty shots in the final round. He did not fail after kissing the ball with all the calm in the world, as if he were a regular pitcher, in Milan against Atletico Madridafter bravely assuming the responsibility of being the player who started the outcome in the maximum penalties.

Of the current generation of Real Madrid footballers, eight years later, the first survivors of the squad in the conquest of the tenth, in Lisbon in 2014. In that unforgettable event for Real Madrid participated Dani Carvajal, Marcelo, Modric, Isco, Bale and Benzema.

After the saving header of Sergio Ramos at 93 minutes, the superiority of the madridistas in extra time left goals from Marcelo and Gareth BaleIn addition to the brooch Cristiano Ronaldo. Neither of the two players who continue to make up the squad he manages Carlo Ancelotti it seems destined to have prominence in the final eight years later. They will both say goodbye.

Two years after Lisbon, Real Madrid returned to the final in Milan, again against Atletico Madridand again it appeared Sergio Ramos to mark on an appointed day. The extra time was repeated, this time equalized and without the Atletico physical collapse. On penalties, the team already led by Zinedine Zidane, I do not forgive. Beside Luke marked Marcelo Y bale to give the eleventh to madridismo.

It was the beginning of an overwhelming domination of European football, with the conquest of three Champions League consecutive. A year later, the list of Real Madrid scorers in the finals increased against Juventus. the brazilian Casemiro Y Marco Asensio joined the double Cristiano Ronaldo in the rout And in kyiv, in 2018, a cycle was closed with goals from players who still remain in the squad. The Welsh double bale with a magic Chilean; the expected premiere of Benzema in a Champions League final, taking advantage of a mistake by Karius and expanding the number of Real Madrid footballers who scored in the conquest of thirteen European Cups to 21.

The Frenchman, top scorer in the current ‘Champions’ with 15 goals in 11 games, and in the best season of his career, reaches the big date after scoring in the last five European games. He was a key player in the comebacks and achieving records in the qualifying rounds, such as two consecutive triples, which he had only signed before. Cristiano Ronaldo.

The Portuguese and balewith three goals in finals as rialthey stayed away from footballers who marked an era with five consecutive finals, in which he left his seal in all Alfredo DiStefanowith a total of seven targets, and Puskaswho matched them by scoring in just two finals, scoring four goals against Eintracht and three to benfica.

In the modern age, only Raul Gonzalez and Bale they managed to score in two finals. The ‘eternal captain’ did it in the comfortable victory against Valencia in Paris (3-0) and opening the scoring against Leverkusen in Glasgow (2-1). The Welshman, in the extension of the tenth against the Atletico Madrid and in front of Liverpool in the thirteenth.

Real Madrid top scorers in Champions League/European Cup finals:

  • Di Stefano 7

  • Puskas 7

  • Rial 3

  • Cristiano Ronaldo 3

  • Gareth Bale 3

  • people 2

  • Raul 2

  • Sergio Ramos 2

  • Benzema 1

  • Marcelo 1

  • Casemiro 1

  • Marco Asensio 1

  • Marks 1

  • Matthew 1

  • ugly 1

  • Amancius 1

  • serene 1

  • Mijatović 1

  • dying 1

  • McManaman 1

  • Zidane 1

Top scorers in Champions League/European Cup finals

  • 7 Alfredo Di Stefano (Real Madrid)

  • 7 Ferenc Puskas (Real Madrid)

  • 4 Cristiano Ronaldo (Manchester United/Real Madrid)

  • 3 Gareth Bale (Real Madrid)

  • 3 Eusébio (Benfica)

  • 3 Sandro Mazzola (Inter)

  • 3 Gerd Mueller (Bayern)

  • 3 Hector Rial (Real Madrid)

  • 3 Pierino Prati (AC Milan)

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Five Real Madrid players already know what it means to score in a Champions League final