Spanish Paper Talk: ‘The Lisbon Treasure’ Champions League Ticket Is Priceless

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All the latest headlines from the newspapers in Spain as the ticket allocation for the Champions League final is announced for Real Madrid and Atletico fans.


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– The Lisbon Treasure.

– A ticket for the final is priceless.

– Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid will not cover not even 10 per cent of requests with their 17000 tickets.

– 2000 euros is the average cost to sleep for the night in Lisbon.

– “This is the dream,” A crazy trip ends early in the morning.

– The worldwide press in praise of Atletico.

– Sevilla becomes finalist in the last minute. A goal from Mbia in the 94’ minute gives them a place in the final.

– They will play against Benfica on May 14.

– Celta are resigned already to losing Luis Enrique.

– Doors are open: Carlo Ancelotti ponders playing Iker Casillas before Lisbon so that he is ready.

– Alvaro Arbeloa returns 55 days later.


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– Who has a ticket?

– Madrid and Atletico inundated with requests. Both clubs are given 17000 tickets, UEFA has 27000.

– Renfe to add 2000 extra seats for a return trip.

– Atletico and Madrid will earn 31.1 million.

– Real Madrid to appeal the yellow card to Xabi Alonso.

– Diego Simeone continues the same: “The only thing that matters is Levante”.

– The price to stay the night in Lisbon starts at 1500 euros.

– Madrid are the favourites. Whoever wins will take home 10.5 million euros more and who loses will take home 6.5 million euros.

– Six players from Madrid and five from Atletico make the Best Eleven from the semifinals.

– In Holland, Kupers, and in Germany, Byrch, both dream of refereeing the final.

– Champions League spot up for grabs in Vallecas.

– Mbia knocks out Valencia who had come back to equal the tie.


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– Thibaut Courtois reopens the debate.

– Barca looking at the coaches of Courtois or one with a similar profle.

– Luis Enrique to Barca for free.

– Ter Stegen is learning Castellano and practicing with the ball at his feet.

– Mbia scores and Sevilla progress to the Europa League final to face Benfica.

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