What universal qualities must a team have to make a Champions League final?
Good coaching, a dependable goalkeeper, star power on offense, and a little bit of luck are probably the minimum requirements. But most importantly, the team needs to have balls. Preferably big balls.
At least, that’s what Atletico manager Diego Simeone would reason.
After his side reached its first Champions League/European Cup final in 40 years with a 3-1 win at Chelsea on Wednesday, Simeone thanked his players’ mothers for equipping them with large “cojones.”
Simeone on his team: “I want to thank their mothers for giving birth to players with balls this big [gestures to show substantial size]”— AS English (@English_AS)April 30, 2014
Unfortunately, we don’t have a picture of Simeone gesticulating at his press conference, but we imagine it looked something like this:
Image via RedCafe