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Final of contrasts: Little in common for Madrid and Atletico

By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Besides being from the same city and vying for the Champions League title, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid don't have much in...full story
updated 2016-05-25 09:42 PM
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Final of contrasts: Little in common for Madrid and Atletico
By TALES AZZONI
Associated Press

MADRID (AP) -- Besides being from the same city and vying for the Champions League title, Real Madrid and Atletico Madrid don't have much in....Fullstory

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