Brahim Diaz has joined Moroccan compatriots Achraf Hakimi and Hakim Ziyech as UEFA Champions League winners following Real Madrid’s triumph on Saturday night....READ THE FULL ARTICLE FROM THE SOURCE

Los Blancos defeated Borussia Dortmund 2-0 in the final at Wembley Stadium in London to secure a record-extending 15th European title.

Dani Carvajal was the unlikely game-breaker with a 74th minute header (from a corner delivered by Toni Kroos, playing the final club game of his illustrious career), before Vinicius Junior completed the scoring on 83 minutes.

Diaz did not make it off the bench, but nonetheless joins Hakimi (who won the Champions League with Real in 2018) and Ziyech (Chelsea in 2021) as Moroccan winners of the world’s most prestigious club competition.

Overall, Diaz is the 28th African winner of the Champions League, joining an elite list that includes legends such as Abedi Pele, Samuel Eto’o, Didier Drogba, Yaya Toure, Finidi George and Mohamed Salah.

For Dortmund, Sebastien Haller was a late substitute, but the Ivorian was unable to repeat the kind of heroics he demonstrated in taking the Elephants to Africa Cup of Nations glory earlier this year….CONTINUE READING THE FULL ARTICLE>>>

Discover more from Fleekloaded

Subscribe to get the latest posts to your email.

Discover more from Fleekloaded

Subscribe now to keep reading and get access to the full archive.

Continue reading