Atletico Madrid chief, Gil Marin warns Antonine Griezmann after winning Europa League

Atletico Madrid chief, Gil Marin warns Antonine Griezmann after winning Europa League

The France worldwide scored two goals in Atletico's 3-0 victory over Marseille to seal the Spanish club's third Europa League triumph since 2010 and Griezmann's first major trophy with the team.

"This is a reward for me after I left home aged 14, for all the work I have put in, the suffering", Griezmann said.

Following Wednesday's ultimate, Liverpool followers had been fast to induce their gamers to not contact the trophy forward of the Champions League ultimate in opposition to Actual Madrid on Could 26, recalling an incident from their well-known night time in Istanbul in 2005.

This may be less prestigious than the Champions League, but Simeone has now won six titles with the club, including a UEFA Super Cup and a Spanish Super Cup.

"I hope he is happy with us. I'm proud of my players because of that".

Coach Diego Simeone watched on from the stands having been hit with a four-game ban for being sent off during the semi-final first-leg at Arsenal but still saw his side ease to victory. "In the second half they raised their level and the best team won".

Marseille fans were given a first-half warning over the stadium speakers to stop letting off flares and firecrackers or the game would be stopped.


Just being in this final was an achievement for Garcia's team, but they will look back on the evening with regrets.

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Antoine Griezmann of Atletico de Madrid celebrates after winning the match of the UEFA Europa League final between Atletico de Madrid against Olympique de Marseille at Parc Olympique Lyonnais, Lyon, France. on 16 May of 2018. The Cameroonian's attempt at a touch was very bad, and Gabi pounced on the loose ball, sending Griezmann through to finish.

OM then conceded again just four minutes after the restart.

While a late headed strike by Marseille's Kostas Mitroglou - a 74th minute substitute - could have swung the momentum, it was not to be, and the ball rebounded harmlessly off the upright.

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