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‘Nothing Quite Like it’: Twitter Reacts to Historic UCL Encounter as Juventus Bow Out to Real Madrid

Wednesday night bore witness to one of the most incredible games in Champions League history. And Twitter absolutely loved it, and then hated it, like, REALLY hated it.

Juventus, coming into the Bernabeu 3-0 down to Real Madrid, had a mountain to climb. Slowly, but surely, they scaled the hell out of that mountain in what was an incredible 90 minutes from Max Allegri’s side.

And then the footballing Gods who undoubtedly hate Gianluigi Buffon god involved. 93rd minute – Medhi Benatia gives away a penalty; in his rage, Buffon gets himself sent off, and Ronaldo steals the aggregate victory right at the death. Painful, but it made for some great reactions.

The following tweets tell a beautiful story, of how Juventus’ incredible evening started out as banter – how could they ever overcome a 3-0 deficit?

But as you work your way through, and as the game grew on, that disbelief slowly became reality – until that brilliantly cruel Portuguese winger broke the hearts of everyone in Turin.

Here goes…

Wednesday night bore witness to one of the most incredible games in Champions League history. And Twitter absolutely loved it, and then hated it, like, REALLY hated it.

Juventus, coming into the Bernabeu 3-0 down to Real Madrid, had a mountain to climb. Slowly, but surely, they scaled the hell out of that mountain in what was an incredible 90 minutes from Max Allegri’s side.

And then the footballing Gods who undoubtedly hate Gianluigi Buffon god involved. 93rd minute – Medhi Benatia gives away a penalty; in his rage, Buffon gets himself sent off, and Ronaldo steals the aggregate victory right at the death. Painful, but it made for some great reactions.

The following tweets tell a beautiful story, of how Juventus’ incredible evening started out as banter – how could they ever overcome a 3-0 deficit?

But as you work your way through, and as the game grew on, that disbelief slowly became reality – until that brilliantly cruel Portuguese winger broke the hearts of everyone in Turin.

Here goes…

This is simply brilliant…


It’s quite fair to say there was a general consensus around Cristiano Ronaldo’s performance tonight.

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