Real Madrid recorded a 1-0 victory against Liverpool to win the 2022 Champions League final on Saturday, May 28, 2022.
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Liverpool started off the game on fire as Sadio Mane and Luis Diaz had chance to put the Reds in front.
There were no goals in the first half as both sides went to the break level. The only goal of the game came in the 59th minute when Vinicius Junior converted a ball through to him by Federico Valverde.
Courtois the hero
The standout performer on social media was Real Madrid goalkeeper Thibaut Courtois who produced save after save keep his side in the game.
Courtois joined Real Madrid from Chelsea back in 2018 has received criticism for his switch to Spain as the Blues lifted the Champions League trophy last season.
In the 2022 final, Courtois proved his worth and showed why Real Madrid invested to bring him back to Spain.
The performance by Courtois catapulted him to the top of the trends on Twitter even ahead of goal scorer Vinicius Junior.
The fans of Real Madrid praised Courtois for his performance while some others expressed disbelieve that he was capable of such a showing in the biggest stage of European football.
Speaking about the his performance in the Champions League final. Courtois called for respect.
He said, "Today I needed to win a final for my career, for all the hard work, to put some respect on my name, because I don't think I get enough respect. Especially in England."
See reactions to the performance by Courtois below