Christian Pulisic became the first American to play in a men's Champions League final

Christian Pulisic had a lot to celebrate on Saturday during the UEFA Champions League final between Chelsea and Manchester City. The 22-year-old became the first American to play in a Champions League final when he was called up as a substitute in the 66th minute.

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Although there was a sea of reaction at the time, Pulisic ended the day in a state of euphoria. When the Blues defeated City 1-0.

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Pulisic became the second American to win the UEFA Champions League title. Jovan Kirovski was Borussia Dortmund's first in 1996-97.

"Chelsea finished the Champions League season unbeaten. They won Group E 4-2-0 and qualified for the play-offs.

"The Blues beat Atletico Madrid, Porto and Real Madrid to earn a date with Manchester City in Saturday's final.

"Chelsea won the UEFA Champions League title for the second time in the club's history. Pulisic scored two goals and two assists in the 10 matches he played.


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