Lance Armstrong on Tour de France spat with Contador: The best man won

Alberto Contador and Lance Armstrong on the 2009 Tour de France podium in Paris
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Lance Armstrong has admitted that 'the best man won the race and it wasn't me' in reply to questions about his intense internal rivalry with then Astana teammate Alberto Contador during the 2009 Tour de France.  

Last week, Contador revealed details of the power struggle between the Spaniard and veteran Armstrong, the winner (at that time) of seven editions of Tour de France in a video interview with YouTube vlogger Valentí Sanjuan.

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