AC Milan lifts Champions League Cup

Updated: 25 February 2007 08:48 IST

AC Milan won the Champions League for the sixth time on Wednesday, beating fellow Italian club Juventus 3-2 on penalties.

AC Milan lifts Champions League Cup

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AC Milan won the Champions League for the sixth time on Wednesday, beating fellow Italian club Juventus 3-2 on penalties at Old Trafford in Manchester, England.The two sides finished 0-0 after extra time. Thousands of AC Milan supporters took to the streets of the Northern Italian city on Wednesday to celebrate their team's victory over Juventus in the Champions League final at Old Trafford in Manchester, England. Andriy Shevchenko stroked home the winning spot kick as Milan won its sixth Champions League title by beating Juventus 3-2 in a penalty shootout after the teams were locked 0-0 at the end of extra time. "Well this is a great occasion. I'm just happy to be the captain of the team. It's a dream come true in Manchester. It feels fantastic. I've been in six finals but this is as good as the first time," said Paolo Maldini, AC Milan captain.The streets of Milan were virtually empty during Wednesday night's Champions League final between AC Milan and Italian rivals Juventus.But the streets were immediately transformed following AC Milan's victory in a penalty shootout. The centre of Milan was soon filled with jubilant fans, who converged on the main square to celebrate their team's sixth Champions League triumph. Winner in 1963, '69, 89, 90 and '94, Milan edged the 27-time Series A champion in a tense shootout in which five penalties were missed. Only Spain's Real Madrid with nine has won more titles. (AP)



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