2016 UEFA Champions League Has Been Won by Real Madrid FC


The 2016 UEFA Champions League has been won by Real Madrid FC for the record 11th time by beating Atletico Madrid FC with 5 - 3 goals in penalty shootout. Both teams have scored 1–1 goals in regulation period in final play which have led to draw.

  • Captain of Real Madrid Sergio Ramos has scored goal in 15 minutes and Yannick Carrasco form Atletico Madrid has scored at 79th minutes.
  • Real Madrid FC scored 5 goals in tie-breaker penalty shootout against Atletico Madrid which scored only 3 goals.
  • Earlier Real Madrid FC had won UEFA Champions League in 1956, 1957, 1958, 1959, 1960, 1966, 1998, 2000, 2002 and 2014.

About UEFA Champions League

  • UEFA Champions League is an annual central club football competition organized by the UEFA.
  • It is opposed by top-division European club and is measured as one of the most respected tournaments in the world.
  • It is also most significant club competition in European football which is played by the national league champion and for some nations of each UEFA national association.

About Real Madrid C. F

  • Real Madrid commonly known simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain.
  • It was founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the team has conventionally worn a white home kit since beginning.
  • King Alfonso XIII has given royal title to the club in 1920 together with the royal crown in the emblem.
  • Since 1947 the team has played its home matches in the 85, 454-capacity Santiago Bernabeu Stadium in downtown Madrid.
  • Real Madrid’s members (socios) have owned and operated the club throughout its history similar to the European sporting entities.

- Published/Last Modified on: May 31, 2016