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Heads you win

May 22, 2008

These two headshots by Kai Pfaffenbach and Eddie Keogh from last night’s Champions’ League soccer final in Moscow between Manchester United and Chelsea show the joy of victory and anguish of defeat;

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a defeat all the more bitter for John Terry the Chelsea Captain, right, who during the penalty shoot-out, slipped on the sodden pitch and miskicked the chance to seal victory for his team.  

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For the victors, Manchester United, the rain became nothing more than a refreshing shower and Pfaffenbach shows team manager Sir Alex Ferguson’s exuberance completely undampened by the deluge. 

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By contrast in Eddie Keogh’s picture of Chelsea manager Avram Grant, the rain seems to match the mood as he walks alone, defeated through the downpour.

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Its hard to digest that Chelsea lost the match…but the luck was on manu’s side, which was more than obvious in the 2nd half….the shots deflected by the post, drogba getting a red card and the panelty (accidently) missed by jhon terry all went in favor of manu…nothing went right…in the end i just have one question for Avram Grant…why shevchenko was not utilized in the field in so many matches of champions league??? being one of the key players in chelsea

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