Liverpool shocked Chelsea at Anfield to growth to the overall, the place they might cross on to beat AC Milan to be topped champions of Europe for a 5th time.
However, Garcia’s goal led to controversy with replays to at the present time nonetheless failing to display whether or not the ball in truth crossed the road.
The former Spain global ran off in party and many Chelsea lovers assume his response persuaded the officers to award the goal.
But Garcia insists he truly idea the ball had crossed the road.
“No, I didn’t,” the ex-Liverpool guy informed Four Four Two when requested if he had celebrated in a bid to trick the officers.
“I had the most efficient view of somebody and I celebrated the goal as a result of I really imagine that I noticed the ball cross over the road.
“It all came about so temporarily however take a look at my motion once I hit the shot, and additionally as Chelsea take a look at to transparent the ball.
“It’s natural because I saw what I saw, and that was the ball crossing the line.”
Garcia additionally claims he talked to Jose Mourinho after the sport.
But the 54-year-old’s phrases have been congratulatory quite than offended.
“I knew him well from Barcelona and he tried to sign me when he went to Porto,” he added.
“After that semi-final he got here up to me and wanted me good fortune for the overall.
“I’ve such a lot appreciate for him, as I noticed how exhausting he labored to get to the place he’s now.
“He’ll always deny my goal, but if I was him I’d do the same.”