Copa del Rey

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Messi Stars As Barcelona Win Another Copa del Rey Title

Lionel Messi scored twice as Barcelona thrashed Athletic Bilbao 4-0 in the Copa del Rey final on Saturday to win the trophy for a record-extending 31st time with all the goals coming in the last half an hour.

Antoine Griezmann put a dominant Barca side ahead on the hour when he turned in a cross from Frenkie de Jong, who doubled the Catalans’ lead three minutes later.

Victory gives Barca their first trophy under manager Ronald Koeman and their first silverware since 2019.

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Valencia Celebrate Copa del Rey Win With Bus Parade

The Valencia squad took to the streets on a bus parade on Sunday to celebrate their win over Barcelona in the Copa del Rey final.

Less than 24 hours after beating Barca 2-1 in Seville, Marcelino Garcia Toral’s victorious team showed off their trophy in front of fans in Valencia.

Thousands of supporters lined the streets to catch a glimpse of their heroes, before the bus arrived at the Mestalla, where a stage had been erected on the pitch.

Manager Marcelino was in tears on the stage while delivering a speech and his players jumped up and down as confetti rained from above.