The Champions League trophy stands before Wembley as Manchester United and Barcelona prepared to do battle.
A fan dressed as a giant Lionel Messi shows his support for his side.
A young Man Utd fan is carried on his journey down Wembley Way.
The two teams line up ahead of kick-off at Wembley.
United knocked Barca off their stride in the opening minutes, as Victor Valdes was forced to save from Wayne Rooney
But Barca soon slipped into their rhythm and Lionel Messi was at the centre of it all.
Pedro put Barcelona ahead with a fine near post strike, after being released by Xavi.
But Wayne Rooney slotted home a cool equaliser, after a neat one-two with Ryan Giggs.
Having gone into the half 1-1, Barca emerged and Lionel Messi struck his first goal on English soil.
Edwin van der Sar, on his last appearance for United, was beaten by Messi's strike.
Lionel Messi celebrates his 53rd goal of the season, as Barca went 2-1 ahead.
Manchester United players were left shellshocked by Messi's strike, but worse was to come.
David Villa curled home a third for Barcelona, after a sublime run from Messi.
Barcelona manager Pep Guardiola celebrates his side's success.
Sir Alex Ferguson ponders what went wrong as his side slipped to a 3-1 defeat.
Barcelona celebrate with the trophy, having given the honour of lifting it to Eric Abidal, who has just recovered from cancer.