The French government has faced a barrage of criticism from press and politicians in Britain over police handling of the match on Saturday, which saw thousands of Liverpool fans struggling to enter.
The final was delayed for 37 minutes and kicked off as security was still struggling with the flow of frustrated supporters into the Stade de France.
It was another blow for Mohamed Salah who was reduced to tears twice earlier this year following Egypt's losses to Senegal in both the African Cup of Nations final and the World Cup play-off.
Pre-match crowd problems overshadowed this final, and are sure to be the focus of an investigation by UEFA and authorities in the coming days.
Thousands of soccer fans were descending on Paris to see Liverpool and Real Madrid meet in the Champions League final later Saturday.
Speculation has mounted over the future of the 30-year-old, who has been linked with Barcelona and Bayern Munich as he prepares to enter the final year of his contract at Anfield.
Vinícius and Rodrygo, a pair of 21-year-old forwards who arrived in Spain a year apart after being signed as teenage sensations will experience their first Champions League final on Saturday.
Real Madrid stands in the Reds' way at the Stade de France on Saturday, just as they did four years ago in the first of Liverpool's European Cup finals under their German guru.
Benzema has gone from one of Ronaldo’s sidekicks to Madrid’s most important player, and on Saturday he could cap his best season ever with a fifth Champions League title.
Salah clearly hasn’t forgotten what went down in the 2018 final against Real Madrid in Kyiv. That painful moment in the first half when he tussled with Sergio Ramos and landed heavily on the ground.
Four days before the final in suburban Paris, Madrid coach Carlo Ancelotti and his players tried their best to avoid talking about the France forward and his decision to stay with Paris Saint-Germain.
Carlo Ancelotti's Madrid has mostly pride to play for on Sunday after it clinched the domestic league title in the last round.
The huge economic advantage enjoyed by the Premier League in TV rights deals is behind Real Madrid's continued motivation to seek the comfort of guaranteed income streams from ESL.
A statement released by the national team on Monday indicated the 26-year-old will remain with the squad.
The injury occurred when Salah got tangled up with Real Madrid defender Sergio Ramos in the 25th minute of the Champions League Final at NSC Olimpiyskiy Stadium in Kiev.
Substitute Gareth Bale shines as Real Madrid beat Liverpool 3-1 to win third consecutive Champions League
Bale scored twice including an incredible overhead kick after coming off the bench as Real Madrid defeated Liverpool 3-1 in the Champions League final in Kiev on Saturday.
Robust security measures will be a feature of English football's showpiece event the FA Cup final at Wembley on Saturday.