Real Madrid won the Champions League final Saturday for its record 10th European title, scoring three times in the second period of extra time to beat Atletico Madrid 4-1.
Premier League winner Manchester City and French champion Paris Saint-Germain were fined $82 million by UEFA on Friday and ordered to limit their Champions League squads to 21 players next season for breaching the body’s financial fair play rules.
Ecuador striker Jaime Ayovi scored twice in the first ten minutes to lead Tijuana to the CONCACAF Champions League semifinals with a 4-2 win over the Los Angeles Galaxy on Tuesday.
Lionel Messi, grimacing in pain, was taken off the field on a cart with a knee injury as Barcelona was held to a 0-0 tie by Benfica in a Champions League match on Wednesday night.
Lionel Messi became the first player to score five goals in a Champions League game as Barcelona thrashed Bayer Leverkusen 7-1 Wednesday for the defending champions to ease into the quarterfinals.
Juninho scored the game-winner in stoppage time to give the Los Angeles Galaxy a thrilling 2-1 victory over Morelia on Wednesday night in Champions League play.
Lionel Messi has won the inaugural UEFA Best Player in Europe award for the 2010-11 season.
Lionel Messi scored twice and Barcelona took advantage of Robin Van Persie’s ejection to beat Arsenal 3-1 Tuesday night and reach the Champions League quarterfinals on 4-3 aggregate.