Manchester United lifted the Europa League trophy after an emotional 2-0 victory over Ajax on Wednesday night in Stockholm.
Even before kick off, Manchester United and Ajax players remembered the victims of the Manchester bombing where 22 people were killed and another 59 were injured.
In our hearts. pic.twitter.com/O97mhkLsUW— Manchester United (
ManUtd) May 24, 2017
For Manchester. pic.twitter.com/UgWP5eLQyi— Manchester United (ManUtd) May 24, 2017
Goals from Paul Pogba in the 18th minute and Henrikh Mkhitaryan’s close-range goal in the 48th minute secured Jose Mourinho’s men their second trophy of the season.
The success means United become the fifth club in history to have won all three major European trophies.
UEFA Europa League (@EuropaLeague) May 24, 2017
The win also earns the club a place in next season’s Champions League group stage and will be in Pot 2 for August’s group stage draw.
The Premier League will have five teams in next season’s Champions League.