Carlo Ancelotti delivers the 10th continental crown the world's richest club have been chasing since their last title in 2002.
The rivalry between Real Madrid and Atlético is all about power and wealth in 21st-century Spain.
After a slow start to the season it is full speed ahead for the flying winger as La Decima beckons for Real.
Hostility, poor facilities, devious ploys and bribe attempts face the Kaizer Chiefs players as they head to DRC to play Vita in the Champions League.
Manchester United manager David Moyes has brushed off suggestions that his position will be under threat if his side do not overcome Olympiakos.
Arsenal snuck through into the last 16 of the Champions League by a narrow margin while Napoli dramatically missed out as the group stage concluded.
Spanish teams Barcelona and Atletico Madrid have became the latest sides to qualify for the Champions League last 16.
AC Milan midfielder Kaká has offered to go without pay while he recovers from a thigh injury.
Arjen Robben scored an 89th-minute winner to earn Bayern Munich a dramatic 2-1 win over Borussia Dortmund after a thrilling Champions League final.
Lionel Messi has scored a brilliant brace to help Barcelona beat AC Milan 4-0.
Juventus has virtually sealed its place in the Champions League quarterfinals, punishing poor defending with clinical finishing to beat Celtic 3-0.
Alex Ferguson has accused the Premier League of damaging Manchester United's chances in the Champions League with their "ridiculous" scheduling.
An exciting match is predicted as Champions League favourite Barcelona plays seven-time winner AC Milan in an upcoming last-16 fixture.
European champions Chelsea have parted company with their manager Roberto Di Matteo.
Chelsea are on the verge of becoming the first titleholders to fail to make it out of the group stage of the Champions League.
Humbled by Celtic in the latest shock result in the Champions League, Barcelona travels to Russia this week to seal a place in the knockout stage.
European soccer's big reputations counted for nothing as Real Madrid, AC Milan, Manchester City and Arsenal all lost in the Champions League.
Barcelona and fellow former Champions League winners Manchester United had to draw on all their class to come from behind and claim home wins.