By Cathy Elelman • 01 June 2019 • 19:52
EXCITEMENT is mounting in the countdown to the 9pm kick off of the UEFA Champions League final between Liverpool and Tottenham in Madrid.
Fans are heading into the Wanda Metropolitano stadium and many others without tickets are making do with enjoying the football dominated atmosphere in the Spanish capital, all of them hoping to see their side clinch the title.
Liverpool is looking to win its sixth Champions League after losing to Real Madrid in last year’s final. But the Reds finished two places above Spurs in the Premier League.
“This year we learned a lot,” Liverpool manager Jürgen Klopp said at a press conference on Friday.
If Tottenham beat Klopp’s team it will be the first time the London side wins the competition and the first trophy for Spurs manager Mauricio Pochettino.
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Cathy Elelman is the local writer for the Costa de Almeria edition of the Euro Weekly News.
Based in Mojacar for the last 21 years, Cathy is very much part of the local community and is always well and truly up on all the latest news and events going on in this region of Spain.
Her top goals are to do the best job she can informing the local English-speaking community, visitors to the area and the wider world about about the news in Almeria, to learn something new every day, and to embrace very new challenge this fast-changing world brings her way.
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