But Giggs said: "I've always maintained he looks happy at Real Madrid". His sensational overhead bicycle kick with only his third touch of the ball put the Spanish giants back in front after Sadio Mane had cancelled out Karim Benzema's freakish opener, and then his long-range effort which bamboozled the hapless Loris Karius in the Liverpool goal effectively clinched Real's third European title in a row. 'I'm sorry for everyone - from the team, from the whole club - that the mistakes cost dearly.
"When we had him as a 19-year-old kid, he came over, we knew he was unbelievable, we knew he had talent", Scholes said of the Portugal forward.
Ramos has never been exactly popular with Liverpool fans given his aggressive style of play and abrasive nature off the pitch.
Microphone in hand, however, Ronaldo was back at the centre of things on Sunday and this time his message was different.
Murphy believes Bale played his best football while playing for Spurs, and now that he has enjoyed a trophy-laden spell in Madrid, Bale could be ready to settle down at a club where he feels comfortable.
'My Liverpool boys fought hard and I'm proud of them. You have to get your head up again.
Meanwhile, the Telegraph reported that the Merseyside Police would investigate the rash of death wishes and threats sent to Karius via social media, with a spokeswoman saying, "the force takes social media posts of this nature extremely seriously and any offenses identified will be investigated".
It was a night to forget for Liverpool as goalkeeper Loris Karius gifted Karim Benzema Los Blancos their opening goal before letting a long-range effort from Gareth Bale fly in.
"Did we ever think he'd go on to do what he's done?"
Some fans - and former players too, such as ex Spurs striker Mido - felt the Spanish defender had deliberately and dangerously locked arms with Ramos, and now they have unearthed footage showing him use the same "technique" before.
Liverpool's goalkeeping coach John Achterberg tried to console Karius after the match.