Eintracht Frankfurt win the Europa League: ‘Thanks to Trapp, Frankfurt regained Europe’ – FUSSBALL EUROPA LEAGUE

What a victory…

Eintracht Frankfurt won the European League!

An exciting story that was only decided by penalties.

The great FC Barcelona even congratulated them, writing on Twitter: “Congratulations for winning the Europa League today in Seville!” Background: Eintracht knocked Barcelona out of the competition en route to the final, with a thrilling win over the Catalans in the quarter-finals.

And this is how the world press talks about the magical Frankfurt night in Seville

▶ ︎ England

“daily Mail”: Nothing sums up Iron Ramsey’s short and disappointing stage better than Rangers’ fourth penalty saved by Kevin Trapp. After the tour, the 18,000 Scottish fans on the field dared to dream that this would be their evening. Hopes were dashed when Rafael Bury equalized 20 minutes from time “.

Guardians: “Rafael Santos Puri stood alone in front of a sea of ​​blue. All that, a long, hot night in Seville and a longer waiting period of half a century reached its climax here: a shot that gives Eintracht Frankfurt its first European Cup in 42 years.”

“BBC”: “Rangers suffered a painful penalty shootout loss in their fifth European final as Eintracht Frankfurt won in a thrilling Europa League match.”

▶ ︎ Scotland

Herald: “Glasgow Rangers are going through a ‘very close but so far’ moment for Scottish football in their defeat to Eintracht Frankfurt. Ibrox FC were 20 minutes away from making Scottish football history with their first international title in 50 years.”

Daily Record: “How merciless dreams can turn into nightmares. The fairytale-like entry into the Europa League final was the harshest end for Rangers in Seville.”

The Scottish Sun: “So close, so close, so close. But it shouldn’t be like that with Rangers.”


Goose meat!
Escalation in Frankfurt after winning a penalty

Source: IMAGE

▶ ︎ Spain

Marca: “In the living room of the King of the Europa League, Eintracht Frankfurt crowned himself by a knockout.”

“Sports”: “In a final without a lot of talent and with hugely boring sections, Eintracht Frankfurt, the horror of FC Barcelona in the quarter-finals, achieved the European League.”

“ABC”: “The Frankfurt president has complained about the size of the stadium, but it is just nonsense. People cannot even fit in with the Maracana. It is estimated that there are more than 200,000 fans in Seville.”

Mundo Deportivo: “Eintracht win the penalty shootout. Goalkeeper Trapp, who saved a symbolic penalty, and Raphael Bure, who scored 1-1 and scored the last penalty, were the architects of the success of the Barcelona and Betis strikers. Rangers led by Gio van Bronckhorst took the lead and were close to winning the match. In extra time, he was unable to prevent Germany from winning their second European title.”

Dust tears the cup in the night sky

Dust tears the cup in the night sky

Photo: Getty Images

▶ ︎ France

Eurosport France: Thanks to Trapp, Frankfurt has regained control of Europe.

“L’Equipe”: Frankfurt breaks the bank.

“Le Parisian”: “Kevin Trapp brought Frankfurt the title against Glasgow Rangers. Eintracht Frankfurt beat the Scots on penalties (1-1, 5-4 over pens) after a tense final in Seville on Wednesday. It is the first European title in forty-two years.”


Chairs fly before the end
Riots in Seville

Source: Reuters / Bild

▶ ︎ Austria

“courier”: “The festival in Seville started five minutes before midnight – but only for Eintracht from Frankfurt. After the sensational penalty kick against Rangers, the pressure was reduced and there was a lot of celebration. Two Austrians were in the middle of the feast: coach Oliver Glasner, who was the second Austrian coach to win with the European Cup after Ernst Abel (1983 with Hamburg SV). And the injured Martin Hinterger, who forgot his injury and ran quickly to celebrate.”

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