The national and international press is fascinated by the Europa League final, which Eintracht Frankfurt won against Glasgow Rangers on penalties.

Eintracht Frankfurt has won the second international title in the club’s history 42 years after winning the Uefa Cup. The club triumphed 5-4 on penalties in the Europa League final in Seville on Wednesday night against Glasgow Rangers. International media commented on the game as follows:

German media

“Süddeutsche Zeitung”: “Dizzying joy in the heat of Seville – Frankfurt wins the Europa League against Rangers with a victory in the penalty kick drama. The heroes: Goalkeeper Kevin Trapp saves, Rafa Borré keeps his nerve – and gives Eintracht fans a legendary night .”

“11Freunde”: “The hearts of Europe – Eintracht Frankfurt wins the Europa League final against Rangers and is at the end of an epic journey.”

“Image”: “There you are again – Frankfurt takes the pot 25 years after Schalke. Crazy final with blood foul and choreo chaos. Trapp the hero in the penalty shoot-out.”

“Frankfurter Rundschau”: “For eternity – Eintracht Frankfurt writes history and brings the European Cup back to Frankfurt after 42 years. Striker Borré and goalkeeper Trapp become heroes.”

“kicker”: “Maximum drama: Frankfurt wins the Europa League on penalties.”

“Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung”: “The great fiesta of harmony”

International media

Great Britain

‘The Telegraph’: ‘Aaron Ramsey misses the crucial penalty in a shoot-out as Rangers suffer a heart attack in the Europa League final’

“Daily Mail”: “It ended in heartbreak but what an outstanding journey Rangers have had in Europe this season…those who were there at Seville will have stories to tell for years to come.”

“The Sun”: “Rangers’ fairytale run through Europe ended in debacle after Aaron Ramsey missed the crucial penalty against Eintracht Frankfurt.”

“The Scottish Sun”: “Cruella Sevilla (Cruel Sevilla). Rangers fall at last hurdle after losing on penalties”

“The Guardian”: “At the other end of the Sánchez Pizjuán stadium, Eintracht fans roared after making an extraordinary, unexpected run. The Rangers fans, on the other hand, fell silent for the first time. But those who stayed applauded the players , who had given everything and were now broken because a golden opportunity had been snatched away from them. They had waited fifty years for a European trophy; who knows how long they will have to wait for another chance.”


“Mundo Deportivo”: “After a hard-fought game that ended in a draw after 90 minutes and 30 minutes of extra time, a penalty shoot-out decided the continental title in favor of the Bundesliga representative. It has been 42 years since Eintracht last won a European title Has.”

“El Pais”: “Colombians Borré crowns Eintracht in the final of the Europa League”