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Real Madrid & Atletico Madrid battle for UEFA Champions League glory at 11:45am PT on FOX

Cristiano Ronaldo, Diego Costa

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While the Portland Timbers will learn on Wednesday their grouping for their first ever CONCACAF Champions League appearance later this summer, across the pond the UEFA Champions League comes to an end in Lisbon, Portugal today with a final for the ages: Real Madrid vs. Atletico Madrid (11:45am PT, FOX).

In a first ever European final to feature two teams from the same city, the storylines are flying fast and furious. Do the unlikely current La Liga champs Atletico upend the Copa del Rey winning Real? What will Cristiano Ronaldo do? Is Diego Costa healthy?

Read up and then tell us who you pick to win what looks like a fantastic match.

The New York Times with a great profile of Cristiano Ronaldo's boyhood home on Madeira

Atletico's Tiago says "Real are made to win, we are made to fight" in The Guardian

ESPNFC.com talks about Real's Ancelotti's quest for La Decima

ESPNFC.com also explains how Atletico's Simeone has become the darling of football

KICKTV and Jimmy Conrad give their take: