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Thursday, May 18, 2006

Champions League Final was a little piece of the World Cup

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The Champions League ended on Wednesday with the 2-1 victory of Barcelona over Arsenal. The Spanish team is the new king of Europe, in a game that showed some of the best players of the World. Most of them are expected to shine in the World Cup in Germany.

Arsenal took the lead when defender Sol Campbell scored the first. It was a surprise since Arsenal was playing with ten men after goalkeeper Lehmann recieved a red card.

But in the second half, Samuel Eto'o scored for Barcelona at 76' and 5 minutes laters Juliano Belletti made the winning goal. Both players were assisted by Larsson.

Many stars that will be in the World Cup took part of the Final. Ronaldinho, Deco, Larsson, Puyol and Marquez in Barcelona. Arsenal has almost all their squad in the national teams for the Cup. Thierry Henry, Ljumberg, Lehmann, Campbell, Reyes, Cole, Toure. However, the two players who gave Barcelona the victory (Eto'o and Belleti) won't be in Germany.

When the referee marked the end of the game, the party started in the Stadium and in Barcelona city.


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