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How the Papers Reacted

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Taking a look at the newspaper reaction to Wednesday’s historic 6-1 victory.

FC Barcelona v Paris Saint-Germain - UEFA Champions League Round of 16: Second Leg Photo by Michael Regan/Getty Images

Barcelona

Barcelona based newspaper Sport went with a full page spread and the simple caption “YOU ARE LEGEND”
Another paper based in Barcelona, Mundo Deportivo, joined in with the powerful headlines and simply said “HEROES”
The general newspaper ran with “An epic Barca makes history in the Champions League”
Catalan paper L’Esportiu described it as “The Impossible”

Spain

Madrid based paper Marca decalred the game the highest point with “APOTHEOSIS”
The other Madrid paper as described it as “REASSEMBLED WITH REPAIRS”
One of Spain’s biggest newspapers captioned the Sergi Roberto picture with “Historical recovery of Barcelona”
A smaller mention on La Razon and the caption “Epic recovery of Barça (6-1) to make it to the quarters”

France

Finally, French newspaper L’Equipe described it as “UNSPEAKABLE”
The general paper Le Figaro put it bluntly “Humiliated in Barcelona (6-1). PSG leaves the Champions League.”