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Video: FC Barcelona clinches La Liga title

With a 4-0 victory over Valladolid at Camp Nou Stadium, Barcelona finished three points ahead of Real Madrid -- which drew with Malaga -- to retain the Spanish league title:

The scene on Las Ramblas afterward:

By Steve Goff  |  May 16, 2010; 10:35 PM ET
Categories:  Barcelona , Real Madrid , Spain  | Tags: Barcelona, La Liga, Lionel Messi, Real Madrid  
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that Messi kid is not so good... anyone ever notice that Pep looks like Tony Parker?

Posted by: Samuraise | May 17, 2010 2:39 AM | Report abuse

Toure had a fantastic game. I wonder if Pelligrini has been sacked yet?

Posted by: Reignking | May 17, 2010 7:38 AM | Report abuse

The best Barcelona team ever in the Spanish league with a total of 91 points, 1 loss, and a record breaking season. Messi with his 33rd and 34th goals. I have a friend of mine there who placed a bunch of photos on facebook and it just looks crazy over there. He must be over the moon to witness it all. It brings back feelings of when I was in Germany for the 2006 world cup. So awesome.

Posted by: elfelixg | May 17, 2010 8:28 AM | Report abuse

Ballack out for the WC...

Posted by: Reignking | May 17, 2010 9:37 AM | Report abuse

Barca related... was Henry just resting for the World Cup all season? Perhaps that's also what Adu was doing...except he didn't make the US roster - Bob must have missed the memo on resting players being better!

"Great players in all World Cups are often those who have been able to rest during the season, just look at Zidane four years ago," Uefa president and former France international Michel Platini told Journal du Dimanche. "I think certain players save themselves and I hope that's why we haven't seen much of them this season."

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Posted by: nairbsod | May 17, 2010 11:28 AM | Report abuse

i dont think germany misses much without Ballack. He is getting old and slow. His experience will be missed. I concur, Toure had an excellent game.

Posted by: g3impreza | May 17, 2010 12:01 PM | Report abuse

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