David Villa may have only scored one goal in his last 16 matches before the UEFA Champions League final, but he has himself a goal in the biggest match of the year and it is one that likely seals up the Champions League title for Barcelona. It was a beauty of a goal and fitting for a player who came in and made such an impact early in the season in just his first season with the club. The Spaniard got the ball just outside the box and exquisitely curled the ball past Edwin van der Sar for the nail in Manchester United's coffin.
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