13th European Cup is the mother of all victories

Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos giving the Greek goddess Cybele, the ancient Phrygian Mother of the Gods, a peck on her cheek while team-mate Marcelo keeps watch over the Champions League trophy during the team's victory parade past the iconic Plaza
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Real Madrid captain Sergio Ramos giving the Greek goddess Cybele, the ancient Phrygian Mother of the Gods, a peck on her cheek while team-mate Marcelo keeps watch over the Champions League trophy during the team's victory parade past the iconic Plaza de Cibeles on Sunday. Real defeated English side Liverpool 3-1 on Saturday to be crowned European champions for the third season in a row and 13th time overall.

A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on May 29, 2018, with the headline '13th European Cup is the mother of all victories'. Print Edition | Subscribe