Istanbul last hosted the Champions League final in 2005, when Liverpool beat AC Milan

On Saturday, Real were crowned champions of Europe for a record 14th time – twice as many as any other club – after defeating Liverpool 1-0 in Paris.

At the full-time whistle, Real boss Carlo Ancelotti celebrated with his players on the pitch as they took in the scale of their achievement.

Real lost four times in 12 Champions League matches on their way to the final. By comparison, defeat at the Stade de France was Liverpool’s fourth in 63 matches across all competitions in 2021-22.

Yet Carlo Ancelotti’s side finish the campaign kings of Europe after an extraordinary campaign.

Liverpool’s streak of luck this season has not gone unnoticed.

Following their defeat, they have been met with both praise and trolls from Twitter users.

Here are some tweets;