Real Madrid, who were on the verge of elimination in every round of the Champions League round of 16, clinging to little more than hope and prayer at points, won the final last night, albeit by a narrow margin.
There will be no last-minute heroics or miracles. No, this time, miracles were performed throughout the game, and none other than a former Chelsea player.
Obviously, none of the Liverpool students received a passing grade! the thighs! a clause in Eden Hazard’s transfer deal that purportedly netted the Blues a €20 million windfall, akin to Real’s La Liga title in 2020, which netted the club a similar sum.
Hazard was unable to play yesterday night after recovering from the latest of his seemingly endless injuries, but he made his Real Madrid dream a bit less of a nightmare by eating properly on the 10th anniversary of his decision to join Chelsea.
Thibaut Courtois, who earned his 14th European title with Real Madrid with one of the team’s top goalkeeping performances of Petrchin 2012, Carlo Ancelotti’s record fourth win, and Eden Hazard’s prized medal Just before the hour mark, Vincius Junior scored the game’s only goal, but it was Courtois who actually won it for the Galacticos, making ridiculous save after ridiculous save: