‘I knew I’d score winner’

Cristiano Ronaldo says he had a vision that he was going to score the winning penalty in the Champions League final.

The Portuguese netted the decisive spot-kick following a 1-1 extra-time draw between Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid at the San Siro.

Sergio Ramos had given Real an early lead but, after Yannick Ferreira-Carrasco equalised, Juanfran missed Atletico’s fourth penalty and Ronaldo stepped up to seal victory.

“I had a vision and saw I was going to score the winning goal, so I asked (Zinedine) Zidane to take the fifth penalty,” said Ronaldo.

“It is a very special moment, and it is well deserved for the players and the fans, who’ve always been there for us.”

Ronaldo has now won the Champions League three times while Real head coach Zidane is only the seventh man to win Europe’s premier club competition both as a player and …

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