World press celebrate Chelsea shock, condemn Barcelona's Messi for penalty gaffe

Lionel Messi's spotkick miss and Chelsea's miracle in Barcelona dominated the backpages around the world this morning.

Lionel Messi's spotkick miss and Chelsea's miracle in Barcelona dominated the backpages around the world this morning.

The world's press were united in celebrating Chelsea's amazing Champions League triumph against Barcelona.

"Barcelona was betrayed by Messi" (La Gazzetta dello Sport)

"Barcelona was betrayed by Messi. Chelsea put on a defense performance which exasperated Barcelona. Guardiola wanted to expand the field with Isaac Cuenca but Ashley Cole is too strong. They tried to attack through the center without success."

"The miracle of Chelsea" (L'Equipe)

"When Messi is good, it is well known that Barca is unstoppable. But when the small engineer is not decisive, the team becomes vulnerable."

"Barca out!" (Bild)

"Chelsea knocked out Barca unexpectedly. Messi failed, missed clear chances and two shots hit the post, one of them a penalty."

"Swallow me earth" (Olé)

"Sad night for Messi, who is out of the Champions League."

Ramires and Torres silenced the Camp Nou" (A Bola)

"As Torres would say 'I always beat the best'."

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