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Sergio Ramos almost gets hit by tree during Real Madrid's Champions League parade

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Sergio Ramos' night to remember celebrating Real Madrid's Champions League win almost became an evening to forget when he almost lost his head to a tree. No, really.

The Spanish defender scored Los Blancos' only goal in the final against Atletico Madrid at the San Siro, before Yannick Carrasco equalised to send the game to extra-time and penalties.

Juanfran's miss from 12 yards in the shootout gave Cristiano Ronaldo the chance to seal a record 11th European crown - an opportunity he was never likely to pass up. 

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That of course sparked jubilant scenes across the white half of Madrid, and the players celebrated the next day with an obligatory open-top bus parade.

Ramos looked to be enjoying himself on the top deck, only to spot at the last minute that a tree branch was hurtling straight for his head. Quick as a flash, the 30-year-old dodged out of the way to ensure all his features remained in tact - and he could even see the funny side of it afterwards.

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Check out the video of the incident below.

Of course, this isn't the first time that Ramos has got himself in a spot of trouble on an open-top bus parade.

It was the former Sevilla defender who dropped the Copa del Rey trophy under a bus back in 2011 while celebrating their 1-0 win over Barcelona in Valencia.

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