Barcelona wins 2015 UEFA Champions League

Barcelona wins 2015 UEFA Champions League
Alvaro Morata
Alvaro Morata celebrates his equaliser for Juventus against Barcelon

Barcelona became the first European side to complete a second treble as they defeated Juventus 3-1 at the Olympic Stadium in Berlin.

Barca took a quick lead after four minutes of play when Ivan Rakitic swept home from eight yards before Alvaro Morata scored in the second half to draw juve level.

With the game 1-1, Luis Suarez put Barca ahead after Gianluigi Buffon’s spillage of Lionel Messi’s shot.

Neymar ensured the game was put to bed after he slotted the ball past Buffon at the end of stoppage time.
The win means Barcelona is the first European team to have won two trebles with the first coming in the 2008-09 season under pep Guardiola.

Luis Enrique become the second Barcelona manager to have won the treble in his first season.

The former player and B team boss Enrique took over as head coach last summer after the departure of Gerardo Martino.

Luis Suarez
Luis Suarez celebrates his critical goal for Barcelona

Barcelona president Josep Bartomeu was pleased with the way the season ended for his team.

“It has been a tough season with ups and downs,” he added. “We took a lot of decisions and I am happy because they were the correct decisions.

“When they are correct at the end of the season it ends with La Liga, the Copa del Rey and the Champions League.

“I’m very happy for everybody and for all the people that have been supporting us.”

Gianluigi Buffon
Gianluigi Buffon was on the losing side as Juventus were beaten 3-1 by Barcelona in Champions League final

Juventus captain Gianluigi Buffon praised his team after they were beaten by ‘the best team in the world’ in the Champions League final.

“We didn’t manage to win, but not because we didn’t try. We gave everything we had,” said Buffon

“Barcelona are the best team in the world in my opinion, but we have proved that we could compete.

“We conceded early on, but we were always in the game.

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