AS USA most read news in english - May 16th, 2018
Atletico de Madrid won the Europa League beating Olympique Marseille in the final. Also, some information about Barcelona and Real Madrid starred the day.
The brasilian midfilder, transfered to Madrid in 2015, does not wants to play again for Zinedine Zidane's team. Still, he has a contract with Real Madrid, expiring in 2020. Meanwhile, he has played the last two seasons in Cruzeiro on loan. Brazilian side will try to negociate his definitive transfer, but Real Madrid has asked about his availability.
Week's ultimate viral video is starred by Marcelo's son, Enzo, plays along with his father's teamates inside the locker-room. At last, the challenge of putting the ball inside a basket after all touched it with the head got completed. The players and the boy went crazy.
Saudi authorities stablished a lifetime suspension for Fahad Al Mirdasi, referee who was going to be at the World Cup in Russia. In fact, he starred a couple of matches in the last FIFA Confederations Cup en 2017. The reason: Al Mirdasi is accused of corruption, by contacting a club official for offering a payment in exchange of facilitating a club's victory. Al Mirdasi, right now, is under custody.
Atlético Madrid crowned themselves as Europa League's Champions por the third time after beating Olympique Marseille 3-0 in Lyon. Antoine Griezmann was the main star by scoring the first two goals. Gabi closed the one-sided game with a final goal, near the stopagge time. Atleti coach Diego Simeone was not able to be at pitch level due to a sanction.
In a rare interview with Argentinian TV, Lionel Messi praised Real Madrid for its capacity of winning no matter what. He also talked for the first time about Barcelona's Champions League elimination against Roma.
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