As expected in the wake of his starring role at Euro 2016, Cristiano Ronaldo got his hands on the UEFA Best Player in Europe award shortly after the draw for the Champions League draw stage was made in Monaco on Thursday evening.
However the evening's real entertainment was provided by runner-up Antoine Griezmann, who decided to attend the event while wearing an outfit perhaps most politely described as "debatable".
Antoine Griezmann - what on earth are you doing wearing those shoes? pic.twitter.com/ttDYgTnH8K-...
Atletico Madrid are gearing up for a challenging group phase campaign in the Champions League after being drawn against Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven and FC Rostov in Group D.
Diego Simeone's side cleared numerous hurdles last season to reach the final, only to lose to Real Madrid for the second time in three years.
"We always have great enthusiasm in this competition and it will be the same this season," Atletico general director Clemente Villaverde said on the club's official website.
"It's an important...
Atletico Madrid have been drawn against Bayern Munich, PSV Eindhoven and Rostov in the Champions League. Here's a look at their European campaign.
Champions League group draws have been kind to Atletico Madrid in recent seasons but Diego Simeone's side have been dealt a difficult hand this time around. While there are never "easy" draws in Europe's top club competition, there certainly were more favourable ones that came out of the hat in Monaco.
A group comprising a European...