Manchester City winger Riyad Mahrez has become the first Algerian and second Arab player to reach the Champions League final twice.
Manchester City have reserved a spot in the continental final for this season after beating defending champions Real Madrid four unanswered in the second leg of the semi-finals on Wednesday.
Mahrez became the first Algerian player and the second Arab player to appear in the Champions League final twice, following Liverpool star Egyptian Mohamed Salah, considered the most competitive in the competition’s final, on three occasions, according to the kooora website.
Mahrez is aiming to lead Manchester City to a Champions League victory that has not been in his treasury since the club’s founding, to become the second Algerian to win a continental title, after compatriot Rabeh Madjer to win the title. in the 1986-1987 season with Porto, Portugal.
Manchester City are scheduled to play the Champions League final at Istanbul’s Atatürk Stadium on June 10 against Italian Inter, who achieved the role at the expense of their neighbors in the same city, AC Milan, by beating them. and then 2-0 and 1-0.