Gareth Bale said he was “living a dream” after helping Real Madrid strengthen their position as the most successful European Cup team in history by winning the competition for a 10th time. Bale scored the second goal for Carlo Ancelotti’s team as they came from behind to beat Atlético Madrid 4-1 but he admitted the night could have ended badly for him after his three misses before Madrid scored. Sergio Ramos’s goal in stoppage time took the game into extra time and Bale headed them into the lead with five minutes to go. “I’ve learned from past experience to keep going, forget about the chances you’ve missed and keep persevering,” he said. “Thankfully I got the decisive goal. It was great to see it go in. I came here to play in big competitions and win trophies. This is what every footballer dreams of and it doesn’t get any bigger in club football. Lifting that trophy is a feeling you can’t describe and it will be a memory I will never forget.” Atlético had taken a first-half lead through Diego Godín’s header but Ramos’s header changed the entire complexion of the game and Bale’s goal was quickly followed by a… Read full this story
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