Nothing could ever take away from what is undoubtedly the best event in Real Madrid’s historical past. Sergio Ramos’s header in the 92:48 minute in the 2014 Champions League final versus Atletico Madrid put the finals into extra time. And, although it might indeed have only been an equalizer, all who witnessed the match understood exactly it was greater than that: it was a goal that completely screwed Atletico Madrid. Upon Ramos’ goal, it was fairly obvious that Real Madrid would clinch La Decima.
Real Madrid’s then defender Sergio Ramos, now playing for Paris Saint-German posted a throwback picture of his dramatic goal in the Champions League finale. “Memories we’ll never forget” Ramos posted on Instagram.
Recalling that Atletico dominated in the finals until Sergio stepped up in the 93rd minute. At 92:48, Ramos tied and pushed the game into extra time, following Gareth bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo’s goals. Real Madrid was a goal behind owning to Diego Godin’s strike but Sergio Ramos triggered extra time with a thrilling 93rd-minute goal at Estadio da Luz.
Carlo Ancelotti’s men came out on top through Gareth Bale, before Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo contributed strikes to clinch a 4-1 triumph in Lisbon. It was Madrid’s tenth European Cup, entitled ‘La Decima,’ however it’s first in 12 years following several close encounters.
The overwhelming result after additional time does not do credit to the story that happened at Estadio da Luz, as Atletico moved within seconds of capturing the cup for the first time, only to finish fatigued and humiliated. Following that, Atletico collapsed noticeably, and Real brutally finished the work of being the first team to win the trophy ten times, a milestone dubbed “La Decima” (the 10th).
Real boss Carlo Ancelotti was poised to follow legendary Liverpool boss Bob Paisley as the sole folks to achieve the trophy on 3 occasions as a coach, having earlier won it twice with AC Milan and twice as a player.