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