Berlin, Germany. A thrilling Champions League final took place on Thursday evening when FFC Frankfurt took on Paris Saint-Germain’s ladies. PSG brought along their Albanian duo Kosovare Asllani and Fatmire Alushi all the way from France, both being put from start. Frankfurt on the other hand did not call up 18-year-old Valentina Limani.
Frankfurt were confident playing at home and were the team to score the first goal 32 minutes into the game. The crowd did not have to wait much longer for the equalizer as PSG equalized eight minutes later. 1-1 was the score when the referee blew the whistle for a halftime break.
Alushi only played until the 57th minute before being substituted out and she had to witness both teams struggling to score the winning goal. The clocked ticked awayand during overtime Frankfurt managed to break the deadlock. Shortly after Asllani joined Alushi on the bench but the substitution did not help PSG. Frankfurt were crowned as CL winners for the fourth time while PSG have yet to win one.
The Germans were happy to celebrate the victory while several sad faces was shown by the camera, one of which was the face of Kosovare Asllani’s. But she is going to wipe away her tears since she has a chance to win another international trophy this summer. Sweden’s national team have called her up to the squad that will participate in the World Cup.