Simeone considering Atletico Madrid future

The Argentine says it is tough to see his side give everything and still come up short after they lost the Champions League final for the second time in three years to Real Madrid


Diego Simeone admits he is considering his future at Atletico Madrid following their defeat to Real Madrid in the Champions League final.

The Colchoneros produced a superb second-half display to claw themselves back into the affair and take it to extra time, but they were ultimately beaten 5-3 on penalties after Juanfran struck the post in the shootout.

Simeone has defied expectations to lead Atletico to two Champions League finals in three seasons but admits seeing them fall short on both occasions to Real after “giving everything” is difficult to take.

“It’s a moment for me to think about things,” Simeone said.


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“When you give everything and it’s not enough it’s hard.

“These have been three wonderful years but I am not happy tonight. I do not know which hurts more, this final or the last one.

“I just feel for the people who have come to watch us.”