#UCLfinal: Legends predict the result
Saturday, May 28, 2016
UEFA.com speaks to a number of greats of the game ahead of tonight's match, among them Pierre-Emerick Aubameyang, Roberto Carlos and Ruud Gullit, to see who they think will win.
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Roberto Carlos, former Real Madrid defender
Real Madrid are the favourites, as they've won ten European Cups. Atlético Madrid are a good team with some good players and a great coach, but I'll go for the club I worked for, the club with which I won three Champions League titles: Real Madrid.
It will be a very tough match, but I think Real Madrid are the favourites, for their history, and for being considered the best team in the world. A tough match, a difficult match but we will win 3-1.
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Ruud Gullit, former AC Milan forward
My prediction for the match tonight: it's going to be 1-1. And I think that the penalties will be 5-3. I have no clue why that is, it's still not in my mind, but I think that Real will win it on penalties.
Fabio Cannavaro: former Real Madrid defender
3-1 to Real Madrid
I'm from Naples, and I don't want to bring bad luck, and it is difficult to forecast tonight's final, but I hope this will be the final result. I hope so. Hala Madrid!
David Trezeguet, former Juventus striker
2-1 to Real. I personally love the attacking trio of Bale-Benzema-Cristiano Ronaldo, they are spectacular. On the other hand, Atlético have a team which always hold their position well and are more physical, but I think football is about attacking and passion. When you've got such quality players up front like Bale, Benzema and Cristiano Ronaldo, I think they will make the difference.
Steve McManaman, former Real Madrid midfielder
Real Madrid will win 2-0, because they have too many great attack-minded players in their team, and I think they'll overcome Atlético's defence.