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Athletico break Real/Barca dominance to win Spanish championship

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Athletico break Real/Barca dominance to win Spanish championship

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What a season for Athletico Madrid crowned the undisputed champions of Spain.

The team so long living in the shadow of Real have won the Spanish championship for the first time in 18-years.

Athletico needed a draw against Barcelona at the Nou Camp in the final game of the season.

Barca themselves required a victory to take the title.

The home side took a first half lead after Chilean Alexis Sanchez smashed an unstoppable shot into the Athletico net.

Athletico stayed brave and from a second half Gabi corner the Uruguayan Diego Godin headed home for the 1-1 draw and a magnificent title.

Champions League final next for Athletico against Real Madrid,