Best of the Bucharest

11 Photos
  • Spec-tators

    Athletic Bilbao fans get into the spirit ahead of the kick-off

    Full time

    The National Arena in Bucharest, host venue of the 2012 Europa League final

    Taking flight

    Athletic goalkeeper Gorka Iraizoz is unable to keep out Falcao's opening goal

    First blood

    Joy for Atletico Madrid after Falcao found the top corner to give them the lead

  • Cloud 9

    Falcao nets his second against Athletic Bilbao, turning his man expertly before firing home.


    Falcao celebrates his second in the Europa League final

    Snap shot

    Diego made sure of Europa League glory with Madrid's third in Bucharest

    Down and out

    Iker Muniain falls to the ground in tears after Diego netted the third

  • Champions of Europa

    Atletico Madrid lift the Europa League trophy

    Party time

    The Champagne is about to pop as Atletico Madrid get the celebrations started.

    Sim city

    Diego Simeone is the toast of Madrid after he led Atletico to Europa League success after just six months at the helm