Champions League Football

What Manchester United players told Barcelona stars during Champions League final

Barcelona players were told to ‘stop f****** about’ as they toyed with United in the final half hour of the 2011 Champions League final, Andres Iniesta has confirmed.

For the second time in three years, Pep Guardiola’s side produced a masterclass on the biggest stage against United following their win in Rome two years previ

Although Wayne Rooney cancelled out Pedro’s opener before half-time, Lionel Messi and David Villa fired Barca to a deserved win, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s side stunned by the Catalan giants’ passing ‘carousel’ as the wily Scot put it.

Barcelona finished the game with 63% possession on the board and Eric Abidal previously claimed that United players told his team-mates ‘that’s enough, stop f***ing about, we’re dead’ in the final half hour of the game.

Abidal, who had undergone an operation to have a tumour removed from his liver only 71 days previously, played a full 90 minutes and was the first Barcelona player to lift the trophy.

Barcelona players were told to ‘stop f****** about’ as they toyed with United in the final half hour of the 2011 Champions League final, Andres Iniesta has confirmed.

For the second time in three years, Pep Guardiola’s side produced a masterclass on the biggest stage against United following their win in Rome two years previously

Although Wayne Rooney cancelled out Pedro’s opener before half-time, Lionel Messi and David Villa fired Barca to a deserved win, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s side stunned by the Catalan giants’ passing ‘carousel’ as the wily Scot put it.

Barcelona finished the game with 63% possession on the board and Eric Abidal previously claimed that United players told his team-mates ‘that’s enough, stop f***ing about, we’re dead’ in the final half hour of the game.

Abidal, who had undergone an operation to have a tumour removed from his liver only 71 days previously, played a full 90 minutes and was the first Barcelona player to lift the trophy.

Barcelona players were told to ‘stop f****** about’ as they toyed with United in the final half hour of the 2011 Champions League final, Andres Iniesta has confirmed.

For the second time in three years, Pep Guardiola’s side produced a masterclass on the biggest stage against United following their win in Rome two years previously.

Although Wayne Rooney cancelled out Pedro’s opener before half-time, Lionel Messi and David Villa fired Barca to a deserved win, with Sir Alex Ferguson’s side stunned by the Catalan giants’ passing ‘carousel’ as the wily Scot put it.

Barcelona finished the game with 63% possession on the board and Eric Abidal previously claimed that United players told his team-mates ‘that’s enough, stop f***ing about, we’re dead’ in the final half hour of the game.

Abidal, who had undergone an operation to have a tumour removed from his liver only 71 days previously, played a full 90 minutes and was the first Barcelona player to lift the trophy.

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