Latest champions in the sporting world

Villarreal win first trophy

Posted on

Spanish football club Villarreal beat Premier League giants Manchester United on penalties after a 1-1 draw in the Europa league Final in Gdansk, Poland. 

All 20 outfield players converted their penalties in the longest shootout in a final of any Uefa competition.Villarreal goalkeeper Geronimo Rulli scored and then saved opposition keeper David De Gea's effort as tjhe Villarreal won 11-10.

It was the club's first major trophy in their history and manager Unai Emery lifted the Europa League for an unprecedented fourth time, having triumphed three times with Sevilla.

Click here to view all the previous winners of the Europa League