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Marc-André Ter Stegen wins Champions League Save of the Season

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Barcelona was on the spotlight at the UEFA Gala in Monaco on Thursday, and many awards were handed out to Blaugrana players.

Lionel Messi took home the Best Player and Goal of the Season awards, and another piece of hardware was given to Marc-André ter Stegen, who won the "Champions League Save of the Season" award for his spectacular display against Bayern Munich in the second leg of last season's semifinal.

The game at Allianz Arena finished with a 3-2 defeat for Barça, but the first half was won by the Catalan giants, mostly because of the German goalkeeper unforgettable performance. He had great save after great save, but none better than what we saw at the 40th minute. A strong Lewandowski shot found Stegen's left hand, but that was just the beginning; as the ball slowly seemed to go over the line and to the back of the net, Stegen came back and took the ball out in the last second, helping the Blaugranes finish the half ahead and guarantee a place in the final.

Want to see it again? Here's the award-winning save by our young monster:

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