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Luis Enrique with Unzué, during the game against Atlético Madrid / MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Luis Enrique was happy, but contained after claiming his first league title with the win over Atlético Madrid at the Calderon tonight: “This is a moment to remember all the people who have helped us win this title, everyone – especially our fans. This team deserved the win and we are all really satisfied to win the league – it’s the title that rewards persistence and we have shown that we are have been at a great level”.

The boss also insisted that the season isn’t over yet, though the players now have a couple of days off to celebrate the title: “There are still two titles we are hoping to win, but winning the league is a great thing. There are three games to go and two of them are finals. After the game against Deportivo, we have to focus on the Cup Final at the Camp Nou, which is a big challenge for us”.

Josep Maria Bartomeu

The president of FC Barcelona also had words of praise following the clincher. Here are the highlights of what he had to say:

"We're very happy. First objective: achieved."

"Now that we've won La Liga, the next step is the Spanish Cup."

"We have shown that when we're together, united, we are much stronger."

About Luis Enrique

"He has done a magnificent season as coach. You could see today that the team is still very fresh."

"He's under contract for another season and I have no doubt he'll fulfill it."

About Atlético Madrid's fans at the Vicente Calderón

"I had no doubt that the crowd at the Calderón would respond well, because the relationship between our fans and theirs has always been very good."


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