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Gareth Bale staying put at Real Madrid despite Manchester United speculation

The Wales global was a second-half substitute on Saturday as Madrid claimed their second Champions League triumph in as many seasons with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Cardiff.Juventus’ defeat was the seventh time they had lost in the final – a competition record.Cristiano Ronaldo struck twice as Real Madrid became the first team to successfully defend their European title in the Champions League era with a 4-1 win over Juventus in Saturday’s final for their third triumph in four years.Speaking about the fixture, Mourinho claims it’ll be an hour to face the best team in Europe.”My age is just a number, I feel like a young boy”, 32-year-old Ronaldo said after being handed the man-of-the-match award by his former United manager Alex Ferguson. But it was Zidane who provided the inspiration for Madrid’s first La Liga and Champions League double since 1958.Zidane has now won the league as a player, an assistant coach, and back-to-back as the head coach. “Our pre-season will be interesting”. “He is the only one to win two consecutive Champions Leagues”, added Perez. Last season the players received mush less, about £700,000, for their efforts.Madrid now has five titles more than AC Milan, the second most successful European club all-time.”Buffon will still be goalie next season and Barzagli with be with us for another year. It’s very hard to reach the Champions League final two years running, but we did that”.”Clearly we need to improve the team to achieve a higher level of technical skill but, after the holidays, we’ll go back to work with a new stimulus”.”I prepared for this, and we knew that the big trophies are won right at the end”.Casemiro fired Zinedine Zidane’s side into the lead on 61 minutes and Ronaldo struck again three minutes later, before Marco Asensio wrapped it up in stoppage time.”I love football. I have the chance to be with this great club, with this great squad”.However, not everyone was as happy at the moment.”We’ve made more history”, Bale said.”I have a one-year contract left”.