Atletico Madrid fans is suing UEFA for 2016 Champions League final damages

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Atletico Madrid fans must hate the sight of Sergio Ramos.

It was Ramos who denied Atleti their first ever European Cup by scoring Real Madrid’s dramatic last equaliser in the 2014 Champions League final.

And the Spanish defender repeated the trick two years later, scoring against the same set of opponents in the 2016 Champions League final.

Ramos put Los Blancos 1-0 ahead in the 15th minute at the San Siro back in May and then scored in the penalty shoot-out as Zinedine Zidane’s side condemned Diego Simeone’s men to another gut-wrenching defeat.

But one aggrieved Atletico fan, six months on from the final, is taking action.

Campon is filing a lawsuit because of Ramos's goal

Jose Antonio Campon has filed a lawsuit against UEFA and English referee Mark Clattenburg, according to Goal, because Ramos’s opener was allowed to stand.

Replays showed that Ramos may have been marginally offside when the ball fell to him.

We’ll let you be the judge by watching the following video…

Campon has filed a lawsuit at Leganes Court, complaining that UEFA "did not use all means to ensure compliance with the rules, and elected people that did not perform their duties to the required standards."

He wants €1,660 in compensation

He is seeking €1,660 in compensation from UEFA; €160 for the cost of his ticket and €1,500 for moral damages.

Campon - along with his lawyer, Carlos Mendez - hope the lawsuit will encourage UEFA to implement video technology to prevent similar incidents from occurring in the future.

"If you go to the cinema and there is no sound, you get your money back. This is the same," Mendez told AS, per Goal. "There are norms and they have been violated. That is why we are filing a claim against the employer and the employee as those responsible.

"The ultimate goal is to change this situation and we believe it is common sense. We demand a reasonable amount, [Campon] is not about to become a millionaire with this."

He added: "We are suing the system in order for the technical means that exist to be applied, they are already in use in other sports.

"These mistakes are always to the detriment of the weak."

Should the Atletico fan be compensated by UEFA - or should he just get over the fact Real Madrid won? Have your say by leaving a comment below.

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