Leo Messi and Andrés Iniesta, raising the Champions League


They fulfil 10 years of the final of the Champions League of Rome against the Manchester United

Published:27/05/2019 - 19:02h

Updated:27/05/2019 - 19:03h

This Monday 27 May fulfil ten years of the victory of the FC Barcelona in the final of the Champions contested in Rome against the Manchester United. In this party, Samuel Eto'or and Leo Messi decided the contention to finish raising the 'orejona'

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The day 27 May 2009, the FC Barcelona proclaimed champion of the Champions League by third time in his history. It was in the Olympic Stadium of Rome against the Manchester United, in a party that finished with 2-0 and that supposed the rúbrica of the first triplete -the Barcelona had livestock LaLiga and the Glass of the King this same season- of his history.

It did not have it easy the FC Barcelona to plant in the final of the Olympic, since it had to surpass parties very hard. Especially remarkable were the semifinals against Chelsea, in which Andrés Iniesta had to take part with a golazo in the last minute to put to the team culé in the so expected final.

This Monday does just 10 years of the dispute of this mythical final against the Manchester United, in which the pupilos of Pep Guardiola achieved to go through on of the 'network devils' to finish doing with the 'orejona' and complete the triplete. The goals of Samuel Eto'or and of Leo Messi sufficed to establish the most gilded period of the history of the club.

The FC Barcelona did not have it at all easy already from the start, since it had the drops by sanction of two indisputable headlines: Dani Alves and Eric Abidal. In his respective places in the sides, played Carles Puyol and Sylvinho, that fulfilled with grow. The FC Barcelona went out with Víctor Valdés, Sylvinho, Hammered, Touré, Puyol; Busquets, Xavi, Iniesta; Messi, Eto'or and Henry.

Eto'Or and Messi, authors of the goals

The Manchester United presionó very high to the start of the party and had some occasions of danger, but the FC Barcelona achieved to mark in the first occasion that had. It was by means of Samuel Eto'or, that received the balloon inside the area, recortó and put the so much with the leading, showing that it was a pure blood, a 'killer' of the area.

The second goal, the one of the tranquility, did not arrive until the minute 70. Xavi put a centre measured from the right band and Leo Messi finished with a complicated shot of head that surprised to Van der Sar. The FC Barcelona played calmly, with head and without betraying a philosophy of game that elevated to the ones of Guardiola to the olimpo.

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