European runners-up

FC Barcelona lost the Champions League final against THW Kiel (33-28) and they will have to wait until June 2021 to try to lift their tenth European Cup. The Catalans were just one step away from European glory and their dream to win the title again came to and end.

The German giants, led on the bench by legend Filip Jicha, were better than Xavi Pascual team and imposed their plan from the beginning thanks to the outstanding performance of goalkeeper Niklas Landin and one of the best players of the world, Sander Sagosen. Barça had won their last 22 European games.

The tenth crown in Europe for Barça and the third for Pérez de Vargas is postponed until next June when the 2021 Final Four will be played again in Koln, where Barça will be surely again.

Viran Morros won the bronze medal with Paris Saint Germain, after the French team managed a big win againt Veszprem in the third place match (31-26).