South East Wales

Thousands watch Cardiff's Champions League legends match

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Media captionFootball legends on floating pitch attract crowds to Cardiff Bay

Fifteen thousand people descended on Cardiff Bay to watch football legends play on a floating pitch ahead of Saturday's Champions League final.

Former Real Madrid and Barcelona midfielder Luis Figo, ex-Juventus star David Trezeguet and Brazil legend Cafu were among those in the squads.

Real Madrid great Emilio Butragueno and Dutchman Ruud Gullit were the managers.

The match, which kicked off at 16:00 BST, saw Gullit's men beat Butragueno's All-Stars 18-12.

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Media captionSisters Natasha and Emma Bishop said it is a once in a lifetime opportunity to watch the stars play
Image caption Real Madrid fan Sebastian Gomez from Columbia said he was a "huge Real Madrid fan so had to come"
Image caption Some people will do anything for a good view
Image caption Thiago Di Blasi has come from Brazil to watch the final
Image caption Friends George Kunya and Zoltan Eleres from Budapest, Hungary, may not be on speaking terms at the final as they both support rival teams
Image caption The rain failed to dampen people's spirits
Image caption Javier Martin (left) said he had been to the finals in London and Lisbon but "this is the best set up, it's a good atmosphere"

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