Eintracht Frankfurt players lift the Europa League trophy


Honor to the champion: Barça's congratulations to Eintracht after winning the UEL

Published:19/05/2022 - 01:11h

Updated:19/05/2022 - 01:11h

FC Barcelona congratulated Eintracht Frankfurt for winning the Europa League, this being the second time that the Germans have lifted the trophy after winning the UEFA Cup in the 1979-80 season

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"Happinesses @Eintracht by the title of the Europe League achieved today in Seville. Congratulations!". With this message, the FC Barcelona congratulated to the Eintracht Frankfurt by the obtaining of the UEFA Europe League in front of the Glasgow Rangers (1-1, 5-4 in penaltis). The Germans went back to celebrate in Spain after deleting to the group blaugrana in quarter-finals in the Camp Nou and win to the Scottish in the final of Seville.

More than 20.000 fanatical of the Eintracht filled the grandstands of Ramón Sánchez-Pizjuán the Wednesday in a final that was very entertained and couple. The Scottish advanced in the minute 57 with a so much of Joe Aribo, but the whites attained to equalise the meeting in the 69' thanks to a so much of Rafael Santos Erased. The Colombian would turn into the hero of the final after annotating the penalti decisvo in the batch, since the 1-1 kept during the 120 statutory minutes.

Aaron Ramsey was the only in failing in the definition from the 11 metres, while I Erased converted the fifth penal of the series to put the 5-4 definite. Minutes after the consecration, the Barça published his congratulation to the German group through his official account in Twitter, in a message that surpassed quickly the 10.000 'likes me' and the 400 'retweets'. Finally, the hangman of the culés remained with the second trophy in importance in Europe.

The triumph of Peter Fischer, the enigmatic president of the Eintracht

Before the party, Peter Fischer, president of the Eintracht, had criticised the capacity of the Sánchez-Pizjuán. "There are 190.000 fans that will not be able to be in this stadium of Mickey Mouse", said the mandator. The UEFA only asingó 10.000 entrances to each previous team to the final, but there was more than 200.000 applications by part of the hichas germanos. Finally, near of 50.000 fanatical of the Frankfurt arrived to Seville, remaining the majority of them without entrance.

"Also we are more than a club", had said the controversial leader after the triumph of the conjoint Teutonic in Camp Nou (2-3), which represented the elimination blaugrana of the tournament and an episode bochornoso in the grandstands by the deliberate resale of entrances to fanatical of the Frankfurt. After the arrival of Fischer to the club in the year 2000, the white group has multiplied his partners and, now, celebrates the obtaining of the UEL 42 years after his only European success.

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