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A close shave: Cristiano Ronaldo explains bold new style

But it was impossible to ignore Ronaldo, as his team mate Toni Kroos was quick to point out. That is what we worked on and that is how we scored three of our goals in the final. "I've signed a long-term contract at Madrid", Bale said. "This team believed from the start, and after a lot of hard work we reaped the benefits", Ramos told the crowd while wearing a fake crown on his head and a Spanish flag draped around his shoulders.


Real Madrid win 2016/2017 Champions League

Real Madrid win 2016/2017 Champions League

But Casemiro restored Madrid's lead just beyond the hour and further strikes from Ronaldo and substitute Marco Asensio sealed victory for Zinedine Zidane's side, European champions in three of the last four seasons. Here, we look at the numbers behind Ronaldo's remarkable feat. 'My contract? I hope to renew soon and there's no better place to play football than Madrid, ' said Isco .



Star duo leads the way for Warriors

Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyrie Irving , seated from left, LeBron James , Richard Jefferson, Kyle Korver and J.R. Smith sit on the bench during the second half of Game 2 of basketball's NBA Finals against the Golden State Warri. Because the Warriors are a scoring machine, featuring Steph Curry, Kevin Durant , and Klay Thompson amongst others, we tend to overlook how good of a defensive team they are.



Steve Kerr returns to sideline to coach Game 2

But that wasn't enough. The Warriors - unbeaten in 13 playoff encounters this season - won game one 113-91 against the Cavaliers on Thursday and followed that up with another dominant win in game two, topping the Cavs 132-113. Still, it took until well into the second half for the Warriors truly to establish their dominance, in large part because of the individual brilliance of James.


Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

Halep, Svitolina set to sweat in Paris sun

Romania's Simona Halep celebrates winning her fourth round match against Spain's Carla Suarez Navarro. After Venus Williams and Svetlana Kuznetsova lost Sunday, the French Open - which is missing Serena Williams, Maria Sharapova and Victoria Azarenka - is guaranteed of producing a first-time grand slam victor.



Durant, Curry spark Warriors win against Cavaliers

Only former Los Angeles Lakers legend Magic Johnson had eight prior finals triple doubles. No team in National Basketball Association history stormed into the Finals with three of the greatest outside shooters in history - on this night, they all joined in the hilarity.