Oshoala Celebrates Barcelona's Champions League Final win over Chelsea (See Photos)

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Asisat Oshoala played the final 19 minutes against Chelsea as Barcelona Women’s team finally won their first Champions League trophy Sunday night in Sweden.

A ruthless first-half performance saw the Spanish team cruise to the landmark victory that saw Barcelona emerge as the first club in Europe to win both the men’s and women’s Champions League title.

Lluis Coartes’ women had taken a first-minute lead at the Gamla Ullevi after Melanie Leupolz turned the ball into her own net.

Alexia Putellas, Aitana Bonmati and Caroline Graham Hansen also fired past goalkeeper, Ann-Katrin Berger to end Chelsea coach Emma Hayes’ dreams.

Asisat celebrated the victory on social media, she wrote; "EUROPEAN CHAMPIOOOOONNNNNNNN !!!! @FCBfemeni".

Just recovering from an injury, Asisat Oshoala was a second-half substitute in a game where all the damage had been done in the first half. 

The four-time African women player of the year was close to winning the UEFAWCL two years ago but failed at the last hurdle as Lyon handed Barca a 4-1 thrashing at the Groupama Arena in Budapest.

Oshoala scored Barcelona’s consolation goal that night.

Her excitement was understandable as the victory marked a historic moment for Asisat Oshoala, who becomes the first African to score in a UWCL final, first African to play in two UWCL finals and first African to win the UWCL title after securing the 2020/21 UWCL title with a 4-0 victory for Barcelona Femení over Chelsea women.

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