Barcelona are champions of Europe
The Spanish La Liga champions played Italian Serie A champions in the final of the much coveted Champions League title. Final score Barcelona 3 Juventus 1.
Barcelona have now won the Champions League for the fifth time and hold the coveted treble.
In today’s final in Berlin’s Olympic Stadium, Barcelona secured the much coveted treble. They now hold the La Liga title, the Copa del Rey, and now the Champions League. The formidable trio of Messi, Suarez, and Neymar (MSN) have proved to be the difference as every defence they have come up against has failed to contain them.
First to strike was Barcelona’s Ivan Rakitic who opened the scoring with the fastest goal in a European final. Alvaro Morata got one back for Juventus to level the score early in the second half. Then a right footed shot from Suárez found the back of the net. Seven minutes into stoppage time, Neymar scored to secure Barca a 3-1 win. The Brazilian became joint top scorer in the Champions League along with Messi and Ronaldo.
This was also Xavi’s last game for Barcelona and will leave the club on a high having participated in winning the treble. Man of the match was Andres Iniesta,