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You could for­give Atletico Madrid fans for feel­ing uneasy at de­part­ing the Vi­cente Calderon – their for­mer home of 51 years – for the out-of-town Wanda Metropoli­tano over the sum­mer, but they needn’t have wor­ried. Los Col­choneros’ new ground shone on its de­but, first as An­toine Griez­mann se­cured a 1-0 win against Malaga, then with an im­pres­sive post-match fire­work dis­play. “It is not just any goal,” the French­man said. “This is the best sta­dium I’ve ever played in, and I’m not just say­ing that.” Well who are we to ar­gue?

Pic­ture Balles­teros/rex/shut­ter­stock

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