After Lionel Messi, defender Dani Alves also openly cheered Diego Simeone’s army to win the Champions League final. Answering AS’s question, Dani Alves announced that he and his teammates would become enthusiastic Atletico Madrid fans. However, the Brazilian defender decided to ancient this universe did not stem from his feud with rival Real Madrid.
“Atletico has not had a Champions League title, meanwhile, Real Madrid has been crowned 10 times in this arena. Diego Simeone and his players have been working hard in recent seasons. They deserve to be the king of Europe once”, Dani Alves said.
Atletico Madrid excelled at Barcelona in the quarterfinals before defeating Bayern Munich to progress to the final. The opponent of Simeone’s teachers and teachers is still Real Madrid, who defeated them at Estadio da Luz 2 years ago.
Not only Dani Alves, the number one star in the Barcelona squad, Lionel Messi, has also confirmed the same. He said none of the Blaugrana players wanted to see Real Madrid lift the European Championship trophy.
“Obviously no one at Barca wants Real to win the Champions League final (C1). It will be fun if Atletico beat Real Madrid”, El Pulga shared on ESPN two weeks ago.
The Champions League final between Atletico and Real took place at the San Siro in Milan (Italy). This year, the European Football Federation (UEFA) assigns the control of the final to referee Jonas Eriksson (Sweden).
Since its founding as Athletic Club de Madrid, Atletico has never been crowned in the European Cup anhd Champions League arena. They reached the final twice in the 1973/74 and 2019/20 seasons, but were defeated by Bayern Munich and Real Madrid respectively.
Commenting on his opponent in the upcoming final, Ronaldo expressed confidence that Real Madrid will beat Atletico again. Because Real has a great strength. “I think Real is much stronger than Atletico, all we need to do is show it when we play,” commented Ronaldo.