Real Madrid are through to yet another UEFA Champions League final after an incredible comeback against Manchester City.
Trailling 5-3 on aggregate heading into injury-time of the second leg, Real struck twice in two minutes via Rodrygo to send the tie to extra time.
Karim Benzema then converted a penalty in the 95th minute to send Madrid through to the 2021-22 Champions League final against Liverpool.
The 2021-22 La Liga champions are no strangers to the big stage and will be confident of adding another trophy to their cabinet.
How many Champions League finals have Real Madrid been in?
The 2021-22 UEFA Champions League final will be the 17th time Real Madrid have made it this far in the competition.
That number includes European Cup runs with Madrid making and winning the first five finals in tournament history.
The Spanish club has reached the Champions League final more times than any other team with AC Milan and Bayern Munich the next best with 11 finals appearances.
Real Madrid’s longest absence without making the European final was a 16-season gap between 1982 and 1997.
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How many Champions League finals have Real Madrid won?
Real Madrid’s record in Champions League finals is impressive with the club winning 13 out of 16 matches to date.
They’ve in fact won their past seven finals in the competition with their last loss in the decider dating to back to 1980-81.
Their opponent that day was none other than Liverpool, who they’ll face in this season’s final.
Real Madrid’s most recent Champions League final was also against the Reds with the Spaniards triumphing 3-1 back in 2018.
Real Madrid’s record in Champions League finals
|1955-56||Real Madrid 4-3 Reims|
|1956-57||Real Madrid 2-0 Fiorentina|
|1957-58||Real Madrid 3-2 AC Milan|
|1958-59||Real Madrid 2-0 Reims|
|1959-60||Real Madrid 7-3 Eintracht Frankfurt|
|1961-62||Benfica 5-3 Real Madrid|
|1963-64||Inter Milan 3-1 Real Madrid|
|1965-66||Real Madrid 2-1 Partizan|
|1980-81||Liverpool 1-0 Real Madrid|
|1997-98||Real Madrid 1-0 Juventus|
|1999-2000||Real Madrid 3-0 Juventus|
|2001-02||Real Madrid 2-1 Bayer Leverkusen|
|2013-14||Real Madrid 4-1 Atletico Madrid|
|2015-16||Real Madrid 1-1 Atletico Madrid (Real won 5-3 on pens)|
|2016-17||Real Madrid 4-1 Juventus|
|2017-18||Real Madrid 3-1 Liverpool|