Europe: A Football Weekend Of Tears, Joy, Shock & Jubilation
Posted: 24 May 2021
Atletico Lift La Liga Santander Title
It was an emotional day at the Jose Zorrilla Stadium on Saturday as Luis Suarez scored a crucial goal against Real Valladolid CF that took Atletico de Madrid to the LaLiga title in well over half a decade, overshadowing both Real Madrid CF and FC Barcelona.
Suarez, who arrived from The Catalans for a mere €6m in the off-season, was seen in tears post-match on the well-manicured turf, almost in disbelief.
Liverpool Pip Leicester To Top Four Finish;
Nineteen-time English Premier League Champions Liverpool Football Club managed to qualify for the pivotal Champions League slot after beating Crystal Palace 2-0, courtesy of a Sadio Mane brace.
The Reds, who looked dead and buried two weeks ago, managed to win their remaining six games and pip Leicester City into Europe’s elite competition.
Aguero Bows Out In Style;
Argentine superstar, Sergio Kun Aguero played his last match on English soil yesterday for Manchester City after a decade at The Etihad Stadium and signed off with a brace in a five-nil humiliation of Everton FC.
Aguero, signed from Atletico de Madrid some ten years ago, leaves as both the club’s and league’s all-time leading goalscorer and as a five-time English Premier League Champion.
Champions League Football For Ronaldo
Italian super club Juventus FC qualified for the European Champions League last night after dismantling Bologna 4-1 away from home.
The Old Lady were in danger of missing out on European football and starring in the barrel of selling mega stars Christiano Ronaldo, Paulo Dyabala and co.
Chris Wheatley, London, England.