Atletico Madrid charged by UEFA over 'racist banner'

Atletico Madrid charged for far-right banner at Europa final

Atletico Madrid charged for far-right banner at Europa final

Black Stars midfielder Thomas Partey, on Wednesday night, celebrated his first major career silverware after Atletico Madrid won the Europa League final. The France global, 27, has been heavily linked with a move away from the Wanda Metropolitano this summer and showed his class as Atleti ran out comfortable 3-0 winners in Lyon.

Griezmann was the hero in Lyon on Wednesday, scoring a brace to guide Atletico to a 3-0 win over Marseille in the final.

Manchester United chased Griezmann for much of last year, while Barcelona has emerged as the 27-year-old's most likely destination this summer. If he wants to make history at Atletico Madrid where everything revolves around him. "I dedicate this to all the fans that came here and all the ones that are waiting for us in Madrid".

"The Europa League? I'll tell you that right now it's a piece of s**t", he said in October, as reported by MARCA.

"They were very attacking, worked well, but we were also doing our thing", he said.

Lost asteroid returns to Earth
As per the expert, this asteroid dubbed 2010 WC9 would tend to brush against our planet this week, most probably on Tuesday. At its closest, the asteroid will come close to Earth within 0.53 lunar distances - around 203,000km.

"Today [Griezmann] has shown that he is focused on Atletico and we will hopefully have him with us next year". As he now looks towards World Cup success with France, Griezmann was pleased to lift a trophy under Atleti boss Diego Simeone.

Marseille was going for a second European trophy, 25 years after winning the Champions League, but had no answer to Griezmann's mobility and finishing.

Second in the Spanish top flight with one match remaining, they are on course for a top-three finish for the sixth straight season and have appeared in two Champions League finals in that period, losing on both occasions to city rivals Real. "We lost a great player at set-pieces".

Griezmann accepted that Atletico had been forced to work very hard by a Marseille side who started the game on the front foot.

Recommended News

We are pleased to provide this opportunity to share information, experiences and observations about what's in the news.
Some of the comments may be reprinted elsewhere in the site or in the newspaper.
Thank you for taking the time to offer your thoughts.