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Inter Milan wins the Champions League

Having already won the domestic double -- the Serie A and the Italian Cup -- Inter Milan needed to beat Bayern Munich in Madrid's historic Santiago Bernabeu stadium to clinch the elusive triple with the UEFA Champions League title. Bayern Munich was also seeking the triple, but two goals by Inter Milan's Diego Milito left them short. The victory was the third Champions League crown for Inter Milan, having won back-to-back titles in 1964-65, and the second for coach Jose Mourinho, who also won with FC Porto in 2004. ( 17 photos total)

Inter Milan's Diego Milito celebrates the 2-0 win in the Champions League final soccer match against Bayern Munich at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium in Madrid May 22. Both goals were his. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza)

Inter Milan's Lucio (left) beats Bayern Munich's Ivica Olic to the ball. (AP Photo/Daniel Ochoa de Olza) #

Inter Milan's Wesley Sneijder (right) and Bayern Munich's Daniel van Buyten vie for the ball. (MLADEN ANTONOV/AFP/Getty Images) #

Bayern Munich fans light flares during the match at the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. (AP Photo/Paul White) #

Bayern Munich's Ivica Olic (right) and Inter Milan's Lucio Da Silva Ferreira Lucimar vie for the ball. (PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images) #

Bayern Munich's Ivica Olic (left) is challenged by Inter Milan's Lucio. (REUTERS/Kai Pfaffenbach) #

Ticketless supporters peep into the Santiago Bernabeu stadium. (DOMINIQUE FAGET/AFP/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan's supporters gathered at Duomo square in downtown Milan react as Inter Milan's Diego Milito scored during the Champions League final. (AP Photo/Luca Bruno) #

Inter Milan's Diego Milito (below) celebrates after scoring with Inter Milan's Samuel Eto'o. (SASCHA SCHUERMANN/AFP/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan's captain Javier Aldemar Zanetti (above left) celebrates with teammate Sulley Ali Muntari (right) after Inter Milan's Diego Milito scored. (PIERRE-PHILIPPE MARCOU/AFP/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan's Walter Andrian Samuel (right) and Bayern Munich's Thomas Mueller vie for the ball. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan players celebrate after their victory. (REUTERS/Paul Hanna) #

Head coach Jose Mourinho (left) and Marco Materazzi of Inter Milan celebrate their team's victory. (Shaun Botterill/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan's Francesco Toldo hoists captain Javier Aldemar Zanetti in celebration after winning the match. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images) #

Esteban Cambiasso (right) of Inter Milan celebrates their team's victory with Diego Milito at the end of the match. (Jamie McDonald/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan's attacker Diego Milito celebrates with his son after the match. (CHRISTOPHE SIMON/AFP/Getty Images) #

Inter Milan supporters celebrate near the Santiago Bernabeu stadium after the team won. (AP Photo/Arturo Rodriguez) #



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Good pictures!
Amazing #8 the crowd

Posted by Eins May 25, 10 04:52 PM
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11 is Lucio and not Samuel!

Posted by cessna May 26, 10 11:12 AM
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#10 player on the right is Balotelli, not Muntari. Nice pictures btw!

Posted by Alwin May 27, 10 02:40 AM
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#10 player on the right is Balotelli, not Muntari. Nice pictures btw!...... It really is Muntari!!

11 is Lucio and not Samuel! Is true

Posted by Sjakie May 29, 10 08:27 AM
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