The world's press reacts to FC Barcelona's historic comeback

The world's press reacts to FC Barcelona's historic comeback

The front and back pages of the international press unite in amazement at Barça's feat against PSG which takes them through to the quarter-finals of the Champions League

The impossible became the possible. The players, coaching staff and fans always believed that Barça could turn things around against Paris Saint-Germain in the second leg of their Champions League last 16 tie and their faith was vindicated after the historic 6-1 victory at Camp Nou.

The world looked on as Sergi Roberto slid home the decisive goal in the 95th minute of the match and then held its breath before reacting. Here we take a look at some of the headlines from both the front and the back pages of the international press:


New York Times: ‘Like a Film’: Barcelona Stuns Paris St.-Germain With Champions League Rally
Washington Post: Barcelona scores six, pulls off biggest comeback in Champions League history
CNN: Barça stuns PSG 6-1 in astonishing comeback
Mashable: The internet could barely handle Barcelona’s stunning Champions League comeback
Sports Illustrated: Twitter goes berserk after Barcelona’s unbelievable comeback
ESPN FC: Barcelona make impossible possible with historic UCL comeback over PSG

United Kingdom

The Guardian: Barcelona shatter PSG as Roberto caps incredible 6-1 comeback win
Daily Mirror: Miracle at Camp Nou
The Times: Neymar inspires miracle at Camp Nou
The Independent: Barcelona produce football's greatest comeback ever against PSG


La Gazzetta dello Sport:  Incredible comeback by Barça
Il Corriere dello Sport: Epic Barcelona!
Tuttosport: Barça rewrite history


Jakarta Globe: Barcelona pull off the mother of all comebacks


O Jogo: Barça do the impossible
A Bola: Incredible comeback with a goal from Sergi Roberto


Diario Olé: A miraculous Barça
La Nación: An historic achievement by Barça


O Globo: Neymar does the impossible because he believes

And finally a look at the headlines in the French Press who naturally focus on the disappointment of Paris Saint-Germain’s defeat:

L’Equipe: Indescribable: An historic disaster
France Football: PSG fall from on high
Le Parisien: Indescribable exit

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