Atletico Madrid boss Diego Simeone   celebrates in front of the Spanish team’s supporters at the Allianz Arena after they claimed a place in the Champions League final by knocking out Bayern Munich. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

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 Antoine Griezmann of Atletico Madrid  shoots past goalkeeper Bayern Munich goalkeeper Manuel Neuer  to score during the Champions League semi-final second leg match  at Allianz Arena. Photograph: Matthias Hangst/Bongarts/Getty Images

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 Arturo Vidal watches on as Saul Niguez scores Atlético Madrid’s winner against Bayern Munich. Photograph: Getty

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Bayern Munich’s Thomas Mueller celebrates after scoring against Benfica in their Champions League clash. Photo: EPA

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Portugal’s Cristiano Ronaldo celebrates his goal against Belgium during the friendly international at the Magalhaes Pessoa stadium in Leiria, Portugal. Photograph:  Rafael Marchante/Reuters

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Kyle Lafferty in action for Northern Ireland in a friendly against Latvia at Windsor Park last November. Photograph: Charles McQuillan/Getty Images

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Juventus midfielder Stefano Sturaro  celebrates with team-mates after scoring his side’s second goal  in the Champions League game against Bayern Munich  at the Juventus Stadium in Turin. Photograph: Olivier Morin/AFP/Getty Images

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FC Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola attends a press conference at Juventus Stadium. Photo: PA

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Bayern Munich’s coach Pep Guardiola (left) with  Manchester City’s manager Manuel Pellegrini.  Photograph: Phil Noble/Reuters

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Manchester City job will be Pep Guardiola’s biggest challenge. Photograph: Getty Images

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