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Real Madrid arrive home to a hero's welcome

Real Madrid arrive home to a hero's welcome


Newly crowned champions of Europe Real Madrid have received a rapturous reception in the Spanish capital following their latest victory in the Champions League.

Thousands of the club’s supporters gathered around Cibeles Fountain on Sunday morning to celebrate and greet the team who had travelled back from Milan overnight.

The latest triumph against city rivals Atletico means Real have now won Europe’s premier club competition a record 11 times.

Captain Sergio Ramos placed a Real Madrid scarf around the statue of the Cibeles goddess before showing off the trophy to the ecstatic crowd.

Real’s celebrations will continue tonight at the Bernabeu.

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