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Barcelona wins Spanish La Liga

Barcelona's (from L) Bojan Krkic, Pedro Rodriguez and Lionel Messi celebrate a goal against Valladolid during their first division Spanish league match at Camp Nou in Barcelona. Courtesy: REUTERS

It is celebration galore at the Camp Nou , with a live band at the centre of the pitch, as  Barcelona retained the Spanish La Liga title on the final day of the 2009/10 season with a 4-0 win over Valladolid  Sunday.

Barcelona tops the league above arch rivals Real Madrid,  winning  the championship for a  record  20th time.

An own goal from Luis Prieto and a Pedro Rodriguez strike put Barcelona 2-0 up at the break before Lionel Messi took his season’s tally to 34 goals with a second half brace.

Barcelona finished on a league record 99 points as they win their fifth league title in seven seasons.


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