And Joey Barton was full of praise for Bayern’s supremely consistent skipper Philipp Lahm….
What a player Lahm is. Never puts a foot wrong. You could put your life on him for a 7 out of 10 every week. Solid.
— Joseph Barton (@Joey7Barton) May 1, 2013
Stoke City striker Michael Owen, who doesn’t mind a punt, was left to question whether or not there is a power shift in European football following Borussia Dortmund’s win over Real Madrid and Bayern’s triumph over Barca.
Wow. A power shift in the footballing world and my pre tournament bet on Bayern at 12-1 is looking good!
I wonder who would be favourites now in an international match between Spain and Germany? #powershift
Bayern’s opponent in the CL final, Borussia Dortmund, were experiencing a frenzy of interest in tickets for the London decider.
Whilst Nuri Sahin, on loan with Dortmund from Real Madrid, was enjoying the elimination of his parent club on Tuesday night with his teammates.
Wembley Calling !!!yfrog.com/nxlrssmwj
— Nuri Şahin (@nurisahin05) May 1, 2013
— Sebastien bassong (@BassongOfficiel) April 29, 2013
Whilst Andreas Weimann feels the Villains have done enough to avoid relegation…
And the official Villa page posted a brilliant shot of Christian Benteke who netted a hat-trick in the massive triumph.
And former Villa ace Juan Pablo Angel was also full of praise for the first-year Premier League striker.
— Juan Pablo Angel (@JUANPABLOANGEL) April 29, 2013
And Manchester City’s Sergio Aguero was confident that former Argentina teammate and Inter Milan captain Javier ‘Pupi’ Zanetti would fully recover from the Achilles injury that will keep him out for six months following successful surgery.
Good luck on the recovery, Pupi! I have no doubt you'll pull through #FuerzaZanetti