'Now we have to bring the cup home' - Dani Alves

"Dani Alves is an alien", Bonucci told Il Giornale.

They had reached the Champions League final in 2015 when they lost 1-3 to FC Barcelona.

Dani Alves joined Juventus as a free agent last summer and the former Barcelona star has added some more personality and technical skills to an already awesome squad capable of winning five successive Serie A titles.

Buffon is hoping to finally add the last medal to his trophy cabinet: the Champions League.

Alves played a key role in Juventus' Champions League semi-final win over Monaco, creating three goals and scoring the other one in a 4-1 aggregate trimuph, and Bonucci is in awe of his experienced team-mate.

José Mourinho famously allowed Samuel Eto'o - a two-time UEFA Champions League victor with Barcelona to deliver - Inter's pre-match team talk ahead of Internazionale Milano's 2010 final win against Bayern München, introducing him with the words: "Now Samuel will tell us how we're going to win".

"That's something we need to improve on".

Brych was also the referee for the 2014 UEFA Europa League final between Sevilla and Benfica in Turin.

"I think [Dani Alves] is the best attacking right-back in the world", Brady told RTE. This time, it could be Juventus' year, especially after it eased past the Catalan team 3-0 on aggregate in the quarterfinals.

Skomina finally gets a UEFA club final after working six semifinals in the Champions League or Europa league since 2012.

Now 21 years on they can end their European drought. "It is the growth of the club, the players and myself".

The exuberant Brazilian is now enjoying a second wind at his new club and gave an inspired performance on Tuesday which must have left Barcelona wondering why they let him go in the first place.

That 18-year-old player is Kylian Mbappe, the France forward who wasn't even born when Juventus goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon made his Serie A debut in 1995. Back in Berlin we had a great midfield.

"We leave here eliminated, but still with our heads held high", Mbappe said.

  • Rosalie Stanley