The last team to win three in a row was Bayern Munich over 40 years ago.
Football is king in Africa and with one of the continent's own among the stars going into the Champions League final, Africa is united behind Liverpool against Real Madrid.
All of them appeared relaxed ahead of the game, as they hope to secure Liverpool's sixth European Cup, and a first since the unforgettable defeat of AC Milan in Istanbul in 2005.
Slowed down by a five-game suspension for pushing a referee in the Spanish Super Cup against Barcelona back in August, Ronaldo endured a barren spell of only four goals in the first half of the Liga season as Madrid fell way behind runaway leaders and eventual champions Barca.
"They've won it before, but it's one game, not two, so we just need to focus and not think about anything in the past", he said in an interview for UEFA's website.
"I can see that he is feeling very good, he'll be at 150 percent although if he is 149 percent that's ok", Real coach Zinedine Zidane said of his talisman on Friday.
Another die-hard African Real Madrid fan had this to say to the BBC on the match: "Christiano Ronaldo will never go off a field empty-handed". Nobody expected us to be here but we are because we are Liverpool. I'm interested in performing.
"Messi and Ronaldo deserve all the praise they have had in the past. This season was exceptional, unbelievable so far".
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But both Salah and Ronaldo stand locked on 44 goals for the season in all competitions heading into the final.
The Ramadan fast is a time when Muslims are required to abstain from food and drink during daylight hours.
"People are trying to put pressure on me?" he said, laughing.
Juve were the favourites and we knew that we needed to upgrade our level to go against them and win.
"We have beaten the biggest team in each league - Juve, PSG and Bayern - to get here. The fact we can make history is a unique privilege", Ramos said.
The path to Kiev has also been hard for fans, due to the exorbitant cost of flights and hotel rooms.
Egypt Independent reported that Sawiris expressed disagreement with calls for Salah to break his fast on the Liverpool-Real Madrid match day.
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