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Congratulation Barcelona!

What was the most awaited match of the year happened last night. Barcelona took advantage of his one of a kind player, probably the best in the world, Messi.

Barcelona: Valdes, Abidal, Pique, Mascherano, Dani Alves, Iniesta, Busquets, Xavi, Pedro, Messi, Villa
Substitutes: Puyol, Bojan, Keita, Afellay, Adriano Thiago Alcantara

Manchester United: Van der Sar, Evra, Vidic, Ferdinand, Fabio, Park Ji-Sung, Giggs, Carrick, Valencia, Rooney, Hernandez
Substitutes: Kuszczak, Owen, Anderson, Smalling, Nani, Scholes, Fletcher

Barcelona won the Champions League after a match dominated by one end to another. Catalans put their hands on the fourth trophy in history, as equaling performances clubs Ajax and Bayern Munich.

Min 26: GOAL Barcelona: Xavi sent a pass to Pedro, which rscored with a shot from 14 feet.

Min 33: GOAL Manchester: Rooney manages to score after his first dangerous action. Reruns phase showed that the referee had to stop stop because Giggs was in offside before the ball reached to Rooney.

Min 54: GOAL BARCELONA: Messi scores with a shot on the center from 20 meters; mistake placement of Van der Sar

: Messi pass to David Villa who sent a shot perfectly without any hope for Manchester’s goalkeeper.

“We couldn’t stop Messi! It’s the best player in the world and we’re not the first to complain about it, “ said Ferguson.
“They are the best team in the world. They have been the strongest opponent we have met so far, we were mesmerized with their passes, “ Sir Alex Ferguson ended.

“I think today we are not aware of what we have done. We were better and I’m sure we will have other successes. We did things well. I am extremely pleased with what happened to us and what we do “ said Messi.

Phenomenal game! Congratulation Barcelona!


UEFA Champions League Final!

And the moment awaited by every one of us is here. The UEFA Champions League final is just a few hours ahead. Emotions are the main thing upon both camps. Supporters tremble to find who, or maybe better said, which is the best team in Europe, but better said, in the world.

Both teams stand with great chances, considering a round ball and a gather of the top players in each team. Barcelona comes after an awesome parcour during the stages with awesome winnings but Manchester United is no down like them. Two teams with different football styles will meet in the British capital.

In 1968, Manchester United became the first England team that won the Champions Cup after the game with Eusebio’s Benfica, won with 4-1, the final played at Wembley.

Barca won the Champions Cup for the first time at the famous stadium in England. It happened on May 20, 1992 after a match against Sampdoria.

Ready to guess?

If football is in the mood for a story, then the trophy is entitled to be earned by Manchester United. But if statistics will have the last word, the English will have an impossible task ahead of Messi and Iniesta.


Real in UCL quarters after 7 years!

Starting teams:
Real Madrid: Casillas, Carvalho, Pepe, Sergio Ramos, Cristiano Ronaldo, Benzema, Marcelo, Xabi Alonso, Di Maria, Ozil, Khedira
Substitutes: Adan, L. Diarra, Granero, Canales, Arbeloa, Albiol, Adebayor

Lyon: Lloris, Cris, Lovren, Kallstrom, Briand, Lisandro, Reveillere, Delgado, Cissokho, Toulalan, Gourcuff
Substitutes: Vercoutre, Diakhate, Pjanic, Kolodziejczak, Gomis, Gonalons, Pied

Before the first kick, players from both sides kept a moment of silence for the victims from Japan. The “With you Japan” message was put on display again during silence moment, an ocean of emotions embraced Bernabeu Stadium.

After finishing the first leg in a draw, Lyon’s players started the game with a lot of optimism and hope. If they could stick to that draw = qualification obtained.

Their dream shattered in 37th min. when Marcelo strikes deadly after a pass from C. Ronaldo and a phenomenal race through Lyon’s defense, 1-0(2-1) for Real.
For completion, Benzema in 66th min. and Di Maria in 77th min. put an end for Lyon’s trip in UEFA Champions League, for this season.

This game adds +1 to Murinho’s record of 150 games won at home.