he 1998 UEFA Champions League Final was a football match that took place at the Amsterdam Arena in Amsterdam, Netherlands on 20 May 1998 to determine the winner of the 1997–98 UEFA Champions League. It pitted Real Madrid of Spain and Juventus of Italy. Juventus appeared in their third consecutive final, while Real Madrid were in their first of the Champions League era. Real Madrid won 1–0, the only goal scored by Predrag Juventus vs Real Madrid Live Mijatović, to clinch their seventh European title, their first for 32 years. The repeat of the match will be played in the 2017 UEFA Champions League Final in Cardiff.
Juventus vs Real Madrid Live Juventus Football Club first participated in a Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) competition in 1958.
The first international cup they took part in was the Central European Cup in which they participated in 1929. The competition lasted from 1927 to 1940 and the club reached the semi-finals in five editions. From 1938 to the Rio Cup in 1951, Juventus did not participate in any international competitions. Subsequently, since entering the European competitions in 1955, they have competed in all the six confederation tournaments claiming the title at least once in each of them, making the Torinese club the only one worldwide in reach that achievement.
Real Madrid Club de Fútbol, commonly known as Real Madrid, or simply as Real, is a professional football club based in Madrid, Spain. Founded in 1902 as Madrid Football Club, the club has traditionally worn a white home kit since inception
Ex-Real Madrid striker and sporting director Predrag Mijatovic says that Juventus right-back Dani Alves is “a great player… but he has never been very intelligent with his comments.
Real Madrid are playing in the Champions League final in Cardiff on Saturday – but Gareth Bale looks set to miss out against Juventus in his home city.
Wales forward Bale has been out with a calf injury for the past six weeks and, although he has now returned to full training, the former Tottenham player admitted he has not fully recovered from an ankle operation earlier in the season – and he also believes that caused the latest problem.
Gianluigi Buffon, Giorgio Chiellini, Alex Sandro, Mario Mandzukic and Leonardo Bonucci were all rested when Juve ended the Serie A season against Bologna last Saturday, while Dani Alves was suspended.
Former Real man Sami Khedira played in the match – making his return from injury and now expected to feature in Cardiff.
The Italian side will be skippered in Cardiff on Saturday by 39-year-old Gianluigi Buffon, who has never won the Champions League.
“It would mean a lot for me,” said the veteran, who has won 168 caps for Italy
Real Madrid are open to negotiating with Manchester United over a possible Gareth Bale transfer this summer, as they seek to free funds and space in their squad to sign one of Monaco’s Kylian Mbappe or Chelsea’s Eden Hazard,
United’s interest in Bale long predates their pursuit of Griezmann, having tried to sign the Welsh international when he first moved to Madrid in 2013, and it now looks like an opportunity may present itself.