Over the summer of 2018, 34-time Serie A champions Juventus shelled out what will be a total of $388 million for the services of five-time Balon D’or winner Cristiano Ronaldo, perhaps the world’s most accomplished footballer, as CNBC reported. But the Italian giants needed Ronaldo for one reason and one reason only. Perfectly capable of defending their Italian title for the eighth straight year without him, Juve wanted Ronaldo to get them to European glory. Now, their moment of truth has arrived, as the Serie A champs play their first UEFA Champions League knockout phase match of the Ronaldo era, traveling to Spain to take on Atlético Madrid in match that will live stream from the Spanish capital city.
To find out how to watch a live stream of the Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus Wednesday UEFA Champions League Round of 16 first-leg match, see the streaming information at the bottom of this article. Kickoff is set for 9 p.m. Central European Time on Wednesday, February 20, at the iconic, 68,000-seat Wanda Metropolitano in Madrid, Spain.
Fans in Italy and throughout Central Europe can also catch the kickoff at 9 p.m., in the same time zone as Spain. In the United Kingdom, the live stream starts at 8 p.m. Greenwich Mean Time, while back in the United States, the game gets underway at 3 p.m. Eastern Standard Time, noon Pacific. In India, the Los Rojiblancos vs. La Vecchia Signora match kicks off at 1:30 a.m. on Thursday morning, February 21.
Juventus have won the European Cup only twice, and just once in the Champions League era — and then, not since 1996. But Ronaldo holds a record five Champions League titles, per the UEFA website, and also holds the Champions League record for goal-scoring with 122.
But the superstar has not yet found his scoring groove in Europe for Juve, finding the back of the net only once. On the other hand, Atlético Madrid’s French striker Antoine Griezmann has four Champions League goals, and a total of 18 across all competitions, per Soccerway, just two behind Ronaldo.
The Madrid side also has the extra motivation of knowing that if they can reach the Champions League final, the game will be played at the Wanda Metropolitano — where the Atléti have not been defeated in their last 12 UCL knockout pages matches, with seven wins, per BBC stats.
To watch the first leg of the fateful Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus UEFA Champions League Round of 16 battle stream live online from Madrid, access the streaming video provided by Watch TNT or download the Watch TNT app. Watch TNT also streams live on the Amazon Fire TV set-top streaming device, allowing fans to watch the Atléti vs. Juve match streaming live on their TV sets.
Alternatively, for those who cannot access Watch TNT, the game will also stream live via by B/R Live, which offers a live stream of the match for a pay-per-view fee of $2.99.
But there is a way to watch the UEFA Champions League Round of 16 match stream live for free, with no cable login or pay-per-view charge required. Fans may sign up for a free trial of an online streaming TV package such as Fubo TV or Sling TV. Both of those providers require credit card information and subscription fees, but each also offers a seven-day trial period at no initial charge, allowing fans to watch Wednesday’s UEFA Champions League Round of 16 confrontation live stream for free.
In the United Kingdom, BT Sport Extra will carry the live stream, while in Spain, Movistar+ will stream the match live. Italian fans can watch the game via a Sky Go Italia live stream. In Canada, fans may watch the live stream with a subscription to DAZN. In India, Sony LIV will live stream the match.
In numerous African countries, the game will be streamed via the Super Sport network. Otherwise, an extensive list of live stream sources for Atlético Madrid vs. Juventus around the world is available by accessing LiveSoccerTV.