Real Madrid defeated Atletico Madrid in penalties at Milan to lift their 11th Champions League trophy with Cristiano Ronaldo scoring the winning spot kick. However, it was Pepe who stole the show on social media with his acting skills and dramatics. Here are some of the best tweets on the match.
Pepe was on a 'roll' tonight...
Apparently Richard Gere has asked Pepe for some acting tips. #uclfinal— Jack Carroll (@fatjacko) May 28, 2016
Just when you thought it could not get any worse..
Of course Pepe has a selfie stick. Of course he does.— Dan L (@danlevy1) May 28, 2016
Just when you thought you couldn't dislike Pepe more he takes to the pitch with a selfie stick.— Ian McCourt (@ianmccourt) May 28, 2016
Even former footballers were up in arms.
Pepe never stops! What a joke!— John Arne Riise (@JARiiseOfficial) May 28, 2016
He did, just about.
Really hope Pepe avoids a facial injury when lifting the trophy #ChampionsLeagueFinal 😉👜— Dan Walker (@mrdanwalker) May 28, 2016
Pepe's night out at Milan...
This is how Mark Clattenburg reacted...
Referee is utterly disgusted with Pepe https://t.co/n4RPGHyaIx— The Cauldron (ICYMI) (@CauldronICYMI) May 28, 2016
Did not happen though...
If there is a God, Pepe's penalty will hit the bar & come back and smash him straight in the face. #uclfinal— Coral (@Coral) May 28, 2016
I think Pepe watches it with a grin while murdering his cat...
Do you think footballers watch the highlights and cringe at themselves.— Iain O'Brien (@iainobrien) May 28, 2016
I'm looking very specifically at you Pepe.
Praises poured in from all directions..
Vincent Kompany (@VincentKompany) May 28, 2016
A Portuguese legend saw another Portuguese legend lift the cup..
Hala madrid⚽️⚽️👏👏🏆 pic.twitter.com/ExEBy4jHhD— Luís Figo (@LuisFigo) May 28, 2016
A prodigy once...
Zidane broke some records as well...
Congrats to Zidane for a lightning return 2 D top of World football.As he used to insist 2 me at Juventus: positive thinking is everything— Sunday Oliseh (@SundayOOliseh) May 28, 2016
Zinedine Zidane becomes the first French manager to win the Champions League.— Get French Football (@GFFN) May 28, 2016
Zinedine Zidane becomes the 7th person to win the Champions League both as a player and as a coach. A huge honour. pic.twitter.com/XF3TAdJwO9— Messi Minutes (@MessiMinutes) May 28, 2016
The other side of the story..
Last minute of extra time in 1974. Last minute of normal time in 2014. Penalties in 2016. Got to feel sorry for Atletico Madrid.— Luca Cetta (@l_cetta) May 28, 2016
Its a shame that the world's best manager has yet to win the UCL.— Amlan (@TheSaintKopite) May 28, 2016
Even their rivals were quick to appreciate their achievement...
FC Barcelona (@FCBarcelona) May 28, 2016
THAT moment pic.twitter.com/Y61kG2VzdK— Tancredi Palmeri (@tancredipalmeri) May 28, 2016