Football News Wednesday 24-5-2007

  • European Champions League Final: AC Milan win 2-1 over Liverpool. Two goals by Milan striker Pippo Inzaghi – the first a deflection from a Pirlo free kick in the final minute of the first half and the second 8 minutes from time – decide the Final. Kuyt headed a consolation in the 89th minute. Paolo Maldini the Milan captain played his final game and became the oldest player to play in a European Cup or Champions League final. He also equaled Francisco Gento’s (Real Madrid 1956-66) record of 8 final appearances. Maldini’s father Cesare captained Milan to European Cup in 1963. AC Milan have now won the top european trophy 7 times two less than Real Madrid and two more than defeated finalists Liverpool.

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