Juventus could not end their Champions league trophy drought, after being beaten by Barcelona in the final.
The Catalan giants took just three and a half minutes to break the deadlock after Lionel Messi’s magnificent pass to Neymar set up Ivan Rakitic to smash Barcelona in front.
Dani Alves could have doubled the lead had Gianluigi Buffon not denied him with a stunning save.
In the second half Barcelona quickly dominated but Juventus equalised through Alvaro Morata after Carlos Tevez’s shot on the turn was brilliantly saved by keeper Ter Stegen.
The equaliser lasted just thirteen minutes though, as Lionel Messi’s low shot was beaten clear by Buffon, only for Luis Suarez to pounce, and restore Barcelona’s lead.
Neymar could have wrapped things up on 72 minutes when his header powered into the back of the net, however the referee’s assistant disallowed it after it deflected off his hand.
Neymar did put the icing on the cake in the seventh minute of injury time as he slotted the ball past a heartbroken Buffon, in what was the very last kick of the game.
It rounded off a fairy-tale career for midfielder Xavi Hernandez who came on as a substitute in his final game for Barcelona. Not bad, winning the treble in your last season!
While Barcelona will party long into the night, Juventus’s wait for a first Champions league trophy since 1996, goes on.
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