'It was really hard after Mo's injury'


For the first he tried to roll the ball out with Karim Benzema standing too close to him and allowing the France worldwide to divert it into the net, and he then let Gareth Bale's long-range drive slip through his grasp.

Liverpool's Mohamed Salah grimaces on the ground after injuring himself during the Champions League Final soccer match between Real Madrid and Liverpool at the Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev, Ukraine, Saturday, May 26, 2018.

"I can understand Karius because he's devastated at what's happened", said Scholes, speaking at an official UEFA Champions League Final viewing party at London's Sky Garden.

"Sergio Ramos represents an bad example to future generations of football players".

Ramos, the Madrid captain, was not shown a yellow card and the Spanish powerhouse went on to win 3-1 for its third successive Champions League title.

Saudi Arabia have also been drawn in Egypt's World Cup group alongside hosts Russian Federation and Al-Sheikh caused controversy in March when, after Salah scored in a friendly versus Portugal, he tweeted to suggest it would be beneficial for the Liverpool favourite to miss the round-robin match against the Gulf state.

A heartbroken Egypt shared a rare moment of unity on Sunday: An outpouring of sympathy and love for Liverpool forward Mohamed Salah, and loathing for Real Madrid's Sergio Ramos.

It was hard not to feel for the German stopper, as two goalkeeping howlers gifted Real Madrid a 3-1 victory in European football's biggest tie. "Perhaps in three or four days' time he might say something else". Ronaldo's deal with Real Madrid lasts through the summer of 2021.

"It's a little bit of a complicated situation but everyone has their own interests, their own future to think about, " he said.

"Obviously I didn't see John Charles play and many others around that time".

Where Bale could go is less clear. He has been incredible since he got the number one jersey.

"The week after, the club comes back to compete and fight again to win, to win Champions League titles". Nobody wants that. The mistakes were obvious.

Both would leave Madrid with a rich store of memories. It's just unfortunate. We have been on a good journey but we have just fallen short.