Juventus will take on defending champions, Real Madrid in the UEFA Champions league final holding. This will be a second final in three years for the two teams.
The entertaining tie which is dubbed the ‘battle of Europe’s most potent defence against Europe’s most potent attack,will see the limelight fall on two likely Ballon D’Or winners,Cristiano Ronaldo and Gianluigi Buffon. The both players have influenced their respective teams’ arrival to this point with Buffon keeping a stunning 8 clean sheets entire to the final while Ronaldo has scored 11 goals in the competition and contributed 5 assists this season,only one behind Lionel Messi.
Superstitious facts you should know ahead of this final:
-Real Madrid have never won the trophy in an odd year.
-Juventus have never won the trophy in their traditional white and black stripes Jersey.
-Real Madrid have lost two matches this season in La Liga wearing the purple Jersey,a Jersey they will be wearing tonight.
-Juventus have only won two finals in eight finals they have participated in,will they make three this time?
-No team has won the trophy back to back since AC Milan in 1976.
Which team will all these superstitions come in handy for?
Written by Chineze Ogugua