Atletico Madrid earned a hard fought draw at the Camp Nou against Barcelona and were able to capture their first La Liga title since 1996. Atletico did so with Diego Costa and Arda Turan being forced off with injury in the first 25 minutes of the match. Atletico have a fierce, if not very big, following around the world and many neutrals were rooting for them to win the title ahead of the usual favorites Barcelona and Real Madrid. Here are some of the best reactions on Twitter to Atletico Madrid’s La Liga victory.
Atletico Madrid: Same revenue as Newcastle and a lower wage bill than QPR. Spanish champions and Champions League finalists.
— Bookie Bashers (@BashDaBookies) May 17, 2014
Diego Costa in tears after coming off injured in what was probably his last La Liga match for Atletico Madrid.. pic.twitter.com/SnJC5zZRBj
— The Football Café (@thefootballcafe) May 17, 2014
David Villa gets forced out of Barca after winning the title, leaves to Atletico Madrid and wins the title at Barca's ground.
— Footy Accumulators (@FootyAccums) May 17, 2014
— Ed (@Gibbe84) May 17, 2014
Congratulations to Atletico Madrid and former @RealOviedo player Adrian for disrupting the duopoly and winning La Liga!!!
— Spencer Owen (@SpencerOwen) May 17, 2014
Great fight shown by hull. Congrats, arsenal. Congrats, atletico Madrid! Well deserved. Now auf geht's, Bayern!
— Dirk Nowitzki (@swish41) May 17, 2014
1996: Wins La Liga as a player with Atletico Madrid 2014: Wins La Liga as coach of Atletico Madrid Diego Simeone fantastic achievement!!
— Nikhil Naz (@NikhilNaz) May 17, 2014
What a gesture from the Barcelona fans chanting 'Atleti' to the Atletico Madrid team in appreciation to what they have achieved. Incredible.
— Transfer Related (@TransferRelated) May 17, 2014
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