Wednesday, May 27, 2009
FC Barcelona 2 x Manchester United 0: A Day and Night in Pictures from Rome
Ball images courtesy of adidas Press Room.
A heavy security presence outside of the Stadio Olimpico.
Barca fans dress the part.
HRH, King Juan Carlos, UEFA President Michel Platini, and HRH, Prince William.
HRH, Prince William, with England manager, Fabio Capello.
Samuel Eto'o scored the first goal in the 10th minute.
Carles Puyol frustrated FIFA World Player of the Year Cristiano Ronaldo all night.
Leo Messi closed the game with a splendid header in the 70th minute.
Xavi, Eider Gudjohnsen, and Andres Iniesta in triumph.
First year manager, Pep Guardiola. "I dedicate this Cup to Italian calcio
and Paolo Maldini." His special guest for the night was his former coach
at Brescia, Carlo Mazzone, the holder of the Serie A record for games managed.
Barcelona conquers Rome to complete the treble:
La Liga, Copa del Rey, and Champions League.
Carles Puyol raises the European Cup.