Originally posted on Fox Soccer  |  Last updated 5/26/13
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Arjen Robben was pleased to lay the ghosts of the last few seasons to rest after the 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League final at Wembley. The German giants had tasted defeat in the final of this competition in two of the last three seasons, with last year's loss on penalties against Chelsea particularly heartbreaking as it came at the Allianz ArenA. Saturday's match looked to be heading to extra-time after Dortmund midfielder IIkay Gundogan's 67-minute penalty had cancelled out Mario Mandzukic's opener on the hour. But Robben latched on to Franck Ribery's backheel in the 89th minute before cutely rolling the ball into the net to snatch a 2-1 win, to the despair of the travelling Dortmund support. Robben revealed this victory was all the more sweeter because of those setbacks. "It's quite difficult at the minute and there's so many emotions especially after where we came from. Last year was such a disappointment,'' he told Sky Sports 1. "We've spoken ab...
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