Real Madrid have crashed out of the UEFA Champions League as defending g champions after they were stunned at home by Ajax.
The Spanish Giants were beaten 4-1 at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium by visiting Ajax who now move onto their first quarter finals in 22 years. Both first and second leg ended 3-5 in aggregates.
‘This is historic for Ajax.’
‘Almost nobody believed in us, not even the experts, but 4,000 fans did’, Ajax manager Erik Ten said.
According to Real Madrid defender Nacho, his team were ‘shattered’.
‘We’re out of a competition where we’ve been kings for a very long time,’ he said.
Fans the Dutch side were joyous as they took to the streets to celebrate their unexpected victory over Real Madrid who will not feature in the Champions League final for the first time in three years.