Latin Soccer Stars to Be Protagonists in Champions League

Featured Latin Soccer Stars to Be Protagonists in Champions League

Paris, Apr 6 (Prensa Latina) Latin American soccer stars will have today a lot of protagonism in the match between pro soccer teams Paris Saint Germain (PSG, France) and Manchester City (UK) in the eighths finals of the Champions League in Europe.

PSG will match Manchester City at the Parc des Princes in Paris, with a leader such as Swedish Zlatan Ibrahimovic, who will also have the support of players like Angel di Maria (Argentina), Edilson "The Cannibal" Cavani (Uruguay) and Brazilians Lucas Moura, David Luiz and Thiago Silva, among others.

The Manchester City, coached by Chilean Manuel Pellegrini, counts on Sergio "Kun" Aguero (Argentina), Willy Caballero (Argentina), and Brazilians Fernando and Fernandinho.

Both clubs are classifying for the eighths finals, trying to reach the semifinals for the first time in their respective history, but PSG has been moving to try to reach the semifinals in another four times before.

Since they both were purchased, by the royal houses of the United Arab Emirates (Manchester City) and Qatar (PSG), they have both become the richest soccer teams in the world, reaching incomes for more than 1.1 billion dollars between both teams.

PSG reaches the match with all the homework done, their Championship mathematically won already, and a level of play that makes people dream that the capital of France with have the possibility of taking the leap in quality that has failed them in the past two seasons, when they stumbled in the quarterfinals.

While the inconsistency shown in recent months, left the City in fourth place in the Premier League, so the local competition martches could make nicks in the City.

"PSG is the favorite because, in addition, we have many injuries. Unfortunately we will not have our team completed," said Frenchman Samir Nasri in the newspaper L'Equipe.

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