A large part of being an Atletico fan means being left devastated, disappointed and angry every other week, but every once in a while we experience that satisfying redemption that justifies all of our heartache and pain. In an unforgettable 2010, we were very fortunate to witness red and white glory on several occasions, and we were reminded why we are what we are: die-hard Rojiblancos.
Atlético Madrid lifted the UEFA Super Cup in Monaco this evening after a hard-fought 2-0 win over Champions League winners Inter Milan. Los Rojiblancos stunned the Italian champions with two second half goals from Reyes and Agüero. De Gea topped off the night perfectly with a penalty save from Milito in the 90th minute.
The time for experimenting is over. Friday night Atlético officially starts the season when we take on Inter Milan in the UEFA Super Cup. The match between the winners of the Champions League and Europa League will be played in the Stade Louis II in Monaco at 20.45 GMT+1. Read the match preview here and leave your thoughts!
It’s only a few days until the European Super Cup is fought for in Monaco. The winner of the Champions League final, Internazionale Milano, and the winner of the Europa League, Club Atlético de Madrid, are the clubs who will decide the best club of the continent. Both teams have changed in major aspects, with perhaps only Atlético changing for the best.
The dawn of the new week has brought with it an ever-growing sense of excitement throughout the Colchonero masses, who are abuzz with their hopes and aspirations for the UEFA Super Cup final now only days away. The fans aren’t the only ones showing their enthusiasm about this immensely important clash. The Rojiblanco players have shared their thoughts and expectations about their upcoming bout, in which they confront Champions League title-holders Inter Milan.
Our captain Antonio López has been talking to the press today and confirmed that Atlético are now back in training and are focused on preparing for the UEFA Super Cup against Inter. Speaking after a sponsorship extension was agreed between the club and Finnish gambling company Paf, López told journalists in the VIP room at