Gareth Bale came off the bench and scored two scorchers to help Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 and defend the UEFA Champions League title in Kiev on Saturday.
Karim Benzema scored the opener in the 51st minute for Real and Liverpool equalised 2 minutes later through Sadio Mane off a corner.
This is Real Madrid's third consecutive Champions League title.
Bale replaced Isco on the hour and connected with an outrageous overhead acrobatic effort in the 64th minute to put Real back in front.
The Welshman sealed a record-extending 13th European Cup title for Real with seven minutes left as a dreadful mistake from Liverpool keeper Loris Karius allowed his long-range shot to find the net.
In the first half, Liverpool suffered a huge blow when their Egypt striker Mohamed Salah had to go off on the half hour with a shoulder injury with Adam Lallana brought on.
Then seven minutes later, Real lost right-back Dani Carvajal to an injury with utility man Nacho replacing him.
The English side had started brightly with Trent Alexander-Arnold testing goalkeeper Keylor Navas with a low drive but Real gradually took charge of the game.
The Spanish side had a Karim Benzema effort disallowed for offside in the 44th minute after Cristiano Ronaldo’s header was saved by Liverpool keeper Loris Karius.