Bale, Ozil & more: Twitter reacts as Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich
Gareth Bale and Mesut Özil both tweet their thoughts after Real Madrid beat Bayern Munich to reach the Lisbon final
Real Madrid remain on course to win their 10th European Cup after Sergio Ramos and Cristiano Ronaldo fired the Spanish side to a 4-0 victory at Bayern Munich.
Ramos netted a brace of headers to put the visitors in charge before Ronaldo added a third before half-time, with the Portuguese winger scoring a late free-kick to seal a 5-0 aggregate win against the holders.
Madrid’s landslide victory prompted a flurry of tweets from former Real stars and other professionals, and here is a selection of the best in chronological order.
Arsenal midfielder Mesut Özil (@MesutOzil1088) congratulates his former team-mates, especially Ramos: “Congrats to my friends from real. Sergio Ramos – you are unbelievable. #fcbrma”
Real Madrid legend Guti (@GUTY14HAZ) hails a Madrista party: “Gooooooooooool Ronaldo. It is a party.”
Ajax forward Ryan Babel (@Ryanbabel) tips Madrid to win the crown: “I think Real is ready to win the @ChampionsLeague this year…”
Manchester United legend Gary Neville (@GNev2) is all about cycles: “Has Pep ruined German football! That will be the next one.. Cycles!!”
Former Barcelona striker Gary Lineker (@GaryLineker) is suggesting that it will be Chelsea in the final alongside Madrid: “We could well have a Champions League final between 2 clubs whose managers have both been sacked by Chelsea.”
Ex-Madrid defender Fabio Cannavaro (@fabiocannavaro) is thrilled for his old club: “Congratulations to @MrAncelotti and to all @realmadrid players #HalaMadrid”
Los Blancos winger Gareth Bale (@GarethBale11) revels in a footballing dream come true: “Great win, a dream come true to play for @realmadrid in the #ChampionsLeagueFinal #HalaMadrid”
Finally, German football writer and former professional Jan Aage Fjortoft (@JanAageFjortoft) lifts the lid on Bayern’s post-match team talk: “Guardiola kept all his players In the dressing-room. Finished now. Lot to talk about.”