Champions League final vs. the Super Bowl

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    • How does the Champions League final compare to the Super Bowl?
    • Which generates more revenue?
    • Which attracts the bigger audience?

    (CNN)The Champions League final is undoubtedly the biggest annual event on the football calender.

    Glory, millions of dollars and a place in history beckon, all played out in front of fans spread across more than 200 countries.
      This year, on Saturday, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid -- meeting in the showpiece event for the second time in three years -- will be the two clubs with the eyes of the world fixed upon them.
      But just how does this match compare to the USA's biggest sporting event: the Super Bowl?
      CNN takes a look at everything from revenue generated to worldwide audience to find out.