The final in Paris, where Real Madrid lifted their fourteenth Champions League, leaves a clear protagonist: Thibaut Courtois. The Belgian saved the team from him with a spectacular repertoire of saves to fully enter the history of the club with the most European Cups in history.
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As expected, the international goalkeeper was chosen by UEFA as the MVP of the 2022 Champions League final match. “Yesterday I said at the press conference that we were going to win. Today we have shown once again that Real Madrid is the king of Europe. I've been feeling really good all year.
I played a good game, and today no one could take away my desire to win a Champions League. Salah's was complicated. I don't believe it, really, ”said the goalkeeper after the game.
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Real Madrid came into the break alive thanks to two great saves by their miracle man, Thibaut Courtois. In the first twenty minutes at the Stade de France, the Belgian goalkeeper took two impossible hands off Salah and Mané.
And when the match was dying, the man of the match, Courtois, was decisive again. It was the 83rd minute, Salah got rid of Mendy, but in the one-on-one with Courtois, the Egyptian was the loser again. The Belgian, with a saving hand, is the main architect of the fourteenth white European Cup.
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