How Twitter reacted to Barcelona’s Champions League triumph

In the end, it was Barcelona that claimed a treble, as they eased to a 3-1 win over Juventus in the Champions League final to cap a momentous season for Luis Enrique and the Nou Camp club.

Naturally for such a huge sporting event, Twitter was ablaze throughout the encounter with sarcastic comments, vines and general musings.

Below is some of the best clippings from the evening:

The escalators taking players down from the changing room to pitchside were the early attraction of the night, with first Dani Alves taking them on, then Stephan Lichtsteiner:

Once the game got underway, Barca made a beautifully quick start – scoring inside the opening five minutes in a move that involved everyone:

For some, it was just nice to see somebody else getting in on the action:

From then on, Gigi Buffon kept his side in it with some age-defying goalkeeping:

While Buffon flung himself around, Arturo Vidal flung himself into Barcelona players, with heavy challenge after heavy challenge:

Juve got back into it with an equalizer from Morata, whose exploits in the latter stages of the competition haven’t gone unnoticed:

Luis Suarez and Neymar both found the net to put the game beyond the Italians, however, leading the Spanish giants to celebrate a momentous win, wherever they were:

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Matt Wiggins

No idyllic sound comes close to leather on willow for Matt, whose previous experience includes stints with Spin Magazine and Surrey County Cricket Club. It's not just cricket that interests him though, with football, golf, tennis and any American sport not played on ice all high on his list of favourites.