Brych, 41, refereed the 2014 Europa League final, won by Sevilla, and becomes the ninth German to referee a European Cup or Champions League final.
The France national team's official Twitter account chose to snub Karim Benzema and did not congratulate him on reaching the Champions League final.
Buffon has been in inspired form, conceding only three goals in 12 European games this season.
Sid Lowe explains why he thinks Champions League finalists Real Madrid are simultaneously overrated and underrated.
ESPN FC's Paul Mariner reveals his top 10 goals of the 2016-17 UEFA Champions League season.
Europe's top clubs keep winning. As a result, Juventus remain top and there's only one new entry in this week's Power Rankings.