With over £800,000 raised for the Manchester United Foundation and a pre-match concert delighting the fans, there was much to admire on a sunny afternoon at the Theatre of Dreams.
Ruud van Nistelrooy switched teams to score in a red shirt again, as he did so often in his time at United, while Paul Scholes and Zinedine Zidane showed their skills in midfield. Fernando Morientes and substitute Ruben de la Red netted the goals that earned Real the trophy courtesy of a 5-3 aggregate victory.
However, Dwight Yorke was unlucky to hit the bar with the scores on the day level at 1-1.
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