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Champions League final: Real Madrid aim to script history against defensive Juventus at Cardiff

The feted sides who have won their respective domestic leagues -- the Spanish La Liga (Real Madrid) and Italian Serie A (Juventus) -- have been in rampaging form going into the final and on Saturday it will be a battle between Real`s attack and Juve`s defence.

Champions League final, Juventus vs Real Madrid: Gonzalo Higuain gets chance to end final hoodoo against old club

Champions League final, Juventus vs Real Madrid: Gonzalo Higuain gets chance to end final hoodoo against old club

When a wayward header from Germany`s Toni Kroos bounced into Higuain`s path in the 2014 World Cup final, the Argentina striker raked the ball wide of the far post.

Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Serie A: Gonzalo Higuain's brace fires Juventus towards scudetto, Napoli close on Roma

Roma`s 1-1 draw at home to Atalanta -- with Dzeko levelling Jasmin Kurtic`s 22nd minute strike five minutes after the restart -- allowed Juventus to extend their lead as they target a record sixth consecutive scudetto.

Champions League quarter-final: Barcelona to target Juventus' hot-shots Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala

Champions League quarter-final: Barcelona to target Juventus' hot-shots Gonzalo Higuain, Paulo Dybala

Almost two years on Juventus are much changed but veteran goalkeeper Gianluigi Buffon believes they are "more clinical" now thanks to their attacking stars.

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Lionel Messi heads Argentina squad for 2018 FIFA World Cup qualifiers

Argentina will host Chile in Buenos Aires on March 23 followed by an away clash with Bolivia five days later.

Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Italian Cup: Paulo Dybala, Gonzalo Higuain shine as Napoli beat Juventus 3-1 in first leg of Coppa semis

Paulo Dybala converted both spot kicks for Juve and his fellow Argentine Gonzalo Higuain scored in between after Jose Callejon had given the visitors a halftime lead.

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

Juventus striker Gonzalo Higuain calls Brazilian Ronado as the best striker of all time

The Argentine star said that, in general, he liked a player who made him have more fun than others who just score goals.

Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain adds more spice to Juventus-Napoli rivalry

Gonzalo Higuain will face former club Napoli for the first time on Saturday since his acrimonious departure for Juventus, adding even more spice to the fierce rivalry between the two sides.

Barcelona star Luis Suarez picks up Golden Shoe after prolific last season

Barcelona star Luis Suarez picks up Golden Shoe after prolific last season

It is the second time Suarez has won the Golden Shoe – in 2013-14 he shared the prize with Ronaldo

UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

UNREAL: Five most expensive football transfers

Italian champions Juventus splashed out 90 million euros to prise Argentina striker Gonzalo Higuain away from Napoli.

MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

MASSIVE! Italian giants Juventus complete USD 104 million transfer of Gonzalo Higuain from Napoli

Napoli had slapped a 94.7m euros buyout clause on Higuain`s contract after he hit a record 36 goals in the league last season.

Napoli cool Gonzalo Higuain transfer links; no club willing to pay EUR 95 million for the striker

Napoli cool Gonzalo Higuain transfer links; no club willing to pay EUR 95 million for the striker

The 28-year-old joined Napoli for 40 million euros from Real Madrid in 2013.

Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

Best paid player of all time! Gonzalo Higuain to earn more than David Beckham in China?

David Beckham, during his time at MLS club LA Galaxy, is said to have earned a sum of EUR 30 million per year.

Copa America: Record-breaker Lionel Messi fires Argentina into final with 4-0 win over United States

Copa America: Record-breaker Lionel Messi fires Argentina into final with 4-0 win over United States

Argentina will now face either Chile or Colombia in Sunday`s final at East Rutherford, New Jersey.

Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Serie A 2015-16: Gonzalo Higuain hits 25th goal to maintain Napoli's title push in Viola draw

Napoli were under the cosh after champions Juventus stretched their lead at the top of the table to four points.

Louis van Gaal: Manchester United manager could go for striking hunt in January

Louis van Gaal: Manchester United manager could go for striking hunt in January

United need some proven potency who can register goals consistently.

Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Gonzalo Higuain can win Ballon d`Or, says Napoli coach

Napoli sit top of the league for the first time since 1990.

Former banker Maurizio Sarri takes Napoli to Serie A top

Former banker Maurizio Sarri takes Napoli to Serie A top

Sarri, who never played professionally and made his Serie A touchline debut at the age of 55, has led Napoli to the top of the table.

Serie A Gameweek 14 Preview: Napoli target Inter Milan win and league lead

Serie A Gameweek 14 Preview: Napoli target Inter Milan win and league lead

Two points off the pace, Napoli`s title belief has been strengthened by a string of impressive performances.

We must beat Colombia: Gerardo Martino

We must beat Colombia: Gerardo Martino

Argentina have just two points from a possible nine and sit ninth in the 10-team South American qualifying group.