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How the Champions League final looked in Legos
by Samuel Charles, July 19th, 2013 12:26AM

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[VIDEO PICK: Off the Post] The Guardian offers up its remarkably accurate interpretation of Bayern Munich's thrilling 2-1 victory over Borussia Dortmund in the Champions League Final at Wembley by using toys for grownups.

The Guardian’s animators have used what they call brick-by-brick to portray several marquee sporting events. It’s not surprising these talented folks offered up one of their best adaptations for the world’s most prestigious club soccer tournament, especially because this year’s final took place in London.

This video offers amazing attention to detail, from the Champions League anthem, team jerseys, high-profile commentators and instant replay, these animators seem to capture it all --- they even got Arjen Robben’s hair right…

 


4 comments
  1. F. Kirk Malloy
    commented on: July 19, 2013 at 9:15 a.m.
    Brilliant. So realistic, the whole game flashed through my mind, even the reluctant team play of Robben and Ribery (don't you get the sense that one of them is going to pull a Tonya Harding on the other at some point?).

  1. Andres Yturralde
    commented on: July 19, 2013 at 10:44 a.m.
    Brilliant stuff, indeed. It would have been even more brilliant if they had managed to include Heynckes and Klopp in the whole bit.

  1. Kent James
    commented on: July 19, 2013 at 11:38 a.m.
    I love the crowd and the celebrations...

  1. Chris Sapien
    commented on: July 19, 2013 at 2:47 p.m.
    Thoroughly enjoyable....the flare of the goalnet is even precise.....


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