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The best Champions League final goals

Read Sport Logo By Ryan Darby of Read Sport | Slide 3 of 9: Gareth Bale isn’t the only British player to score a great Champions League final goal for Real Madrid.Look no further than Steve McManaman’s effort back in 2000.Roberto Carlos’ long throws were always a weapon for Real and that was the case in this match.Carlos sent the ball into the box but Valencia managed cleared their lines, but the ball fell to McManaman on the edge of the box.The midfielder leapt to the ball and found the back of the net with an impressive scissor kick, helping Madrid on their way to the trophy.

Steve McManaman vs Valencia - 2000

Gareth Bale isn’t the only British player to score a great Champions League final goal for Real Madrid. Look no further than Steve McManaman’s effort back in 2000.

Roberto Carlos’ long throws were always a weapon for Real and that was the case in this match. Carlos sent the ball into the box but Valencia managed cleared their lines, but the ball fell to McManaman on the edge of the box.

The midfielder leapt to the ball and found the back of the net with an impressive scissor kick, helping Madrid on their way to the trophy.

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