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FACTBOX-Soccer-Newspaper reaction to the Champions League final

Sun, 23 May 09:26:00 2010

Newspaper headlines and reaction to Inter Milan's 2-0 victory over Bayern Munich in the Champions League final in Madrid on Saturday.

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ITALY

La Gazzetta Sportiva

ONLY INTER

"Milito crashes Bayern. Mou tears and farewell.

"Two goals by the super Argentine give a great Inter the throne of Europe 45 years after Herrera. It's their third seasonal triumph. An unprecedented feat in Italy."

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Corriere dello Sport

INTER, A MYTH

"(Inter) wins the Champions League after 45 years. Mourinho cries: I leave."

"It was a triumph for Mourinho, an extraordinary coach who put the acceleration to a club that wanted to go back to its international dimension."

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Corriere della Sera

THE GREAT INTER OF OLD IS REBORN

"Inter ole', Europe at their feet.

"The wait is over and a spell has been broken."

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La Repubblica

INTER, A TRIUMPHAL NIGHT. BUT MOU LEAVES

"There are three 'Ms' on this club's season: that of Moratti, that of Milito and that of the Portuguese - hard to replace him." (Editing by Patrick Johnston; To query or comment on this story email sportsfeedback@thomsonreuters.com)

 

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