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Luis Suarez hat-trick fires Barcelona to 24th La Liga title

Luis Suarez hat-trick fires Barcelona to 24th La Liga title

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Thousands of Barcelona fans gathered in the capital to celebrate their team’s Spanish league title on Saturday.

Barcelona sealed their 24th La Liga title as Luis Suarez took his tally for the season to 59 goals with a hat-trick in a 3-0 win at Granada.

Minutes after winning, Barcelona residents hit the streets of the city into a giant celebration.

Suarez’s treble also sees him become the first player in seven years other than Ronaldo and Barca teammate Lionel Messi to win the Pichichi award for La Liga’s top goalscorer with 40 goals.

Real registered their 12th consecutive La Liga win, 2-0 at Deportivo La Coruna thanks to Cristiano Ronaldo’s double, but finished a point behind their bitter rivals.

Barcelona also have the King’s Cup final against Sevilla to look forward to on May 22.