Football: Simeone sheds no tears for heartbroken Atletico
Published on May 25, 2014 9:07 AM
LISBON (AFP) - Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone insisted his side must raise themselves from the disappointment of being minutes away from winning the Champions League and come back even stronger next season.
The recently crowned La Liga champions look set to beat local rivals Real Madrid as they led 1-0 in Lisbon deep into stoppage time until Sergio Ramos’ header forced the game into extra time.
And in the second period of extra time, Real ran rampant as goals from Gareth Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo handed them a 4-1 win to seal their 10h European crown.
“This match doesn’t deserve a single tear,” said the Argentine.
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