Can Real Madrid retain its crown?
The reigning champions are Real Madrid, who secured their twelfth title in the Champions League after defeating Juventus 4–1 in the 2017 final. Thus, they became the first team in the UEFA Champions League era to successfully defend their title. Champions League is starting tomorrow and all the football fans are very excited for it. Last time Real Madrid secured their twelfth title and the biggest question this time is whether they will win this time too and retain their position. Real Madrid is among the top favourites among the football fans. The competition will be held at Bernabeu. The club, Real Madrid, has been canny in choosing players like Marco Asensio, Dani Ceballos and others who are the young talents in the field. The coach Zinedine Zidane has preferred ability over position. Real Madrid has won a lot of trophies. The list of star players of Real Madrid include great players like Cristiano Ronaldo, Toni Kroos, Luka Modric and Sergio Ramos. The Champions League is an annual continental club football competition organised by the Union of European Football Associations (UEFA) and contested by top-division European clubs. It is one of the most prestigious tournaments in the world and the most prestigious club competition in European football, played by the national league champions of the strongest UEFA national associations. Did you know that Champions League is the most watched annual sporting event worldwide?
With Neymar signing the contract with Paris St-Germain after leaving Barcelona in April this year the chances of PSG becoming the top favourite team has increased. Interestingly, PSG also has some of the strongest players including Neymar, Kylian Mbappe and Edinson Cavani.
The first match is between Chelsea and Qarabag FK. This season of Champions League is going to be more interesting than the others for everyone. With Real Madrid doing their best to retain their title and others teams making a mark in the history themselves too. Hold your breaths and be ready for an exciting competition ahead.