Became the first Asian-born player to win a Champions League title. Seedorf is the only player to have won the trophy with three different clubs. All rights reserved. Click through the gallery above to see 10 UCL winners, including former Barca and Real stars, you maybe didn't know about, according to Squawka. Perhaps his biggest opportunity to win the trophy was with the Galacticos at Real Madrid when he partnered Figo, Zidane, Raul, Roberto Carlos and Beckham. First ever player to score in two finals for two different winning teams. Below is a list with the European Cup (which is still the name of the trophy) winners. in Stars & Their Cars, 52 Captain in 1989 and 1990.
Won two years in a row with two different teams. The World's 10 Highest-Paid Football Stars Today, Pirates’ 26 Stars For The 2020/21 Season Confirmed, Jersey Numbers Revealed, Mngqithi: Sundowns’ New Signings Not Guaranteed To Stay, Check Out CR7 & His Girlfriend's Hot Bugatti Flexes, Kaizer Chiefs' FIFA 21 Starting XI & Player Ratings, More Downs Players Surplus To Requirements, Conflicting Information On Mido’s Downs Exit Talk, Another Top-Flight Club Enters Ngcongca Race, PSL Confirm Dates, Times, Venues For DStv Premiership. This page was last edited on 15 October 2020, at 18:36. The chorus contains the three official languages used by UEFA: English, German, and French. Was not in the 18 for the final. They won the first five editions of the competition, and they are the most successful team in the competition’s history with 9 wins. Now 42, it seems likely that Buffon's last chance to put this right has passed him by. First player ever to score in two Champions League final matches for the winning team.
Cocu was worthy of being part of Barca's great sides of the mid-00s but left in 2004 before that period began. While he was an unused substitute in the 2006 final for Arsenal against Barcelona - his last game for the club - he was so afraid of flying that he barely played continental games at all. Even that didn't see him progress very far in the Champions League and he only ever got to the last-16 with Los Blancos. The 38-year-old has played for no fewer than six clubs who have won the Champions League - Ajax, AC Milan, Inter Milan, Manchester United, Juventus and Barcelona - but by sheer accident of timing, his time with those sides have never coincided with their European triumphs. Longest period between first and last win (18 years), started both finals. The UEFA Champions League – the holy grail of European club football and easily the most prestigious club football tournament in the world. The gallery first appeared as a video on the talkSPORT YouTube channel, which you … Only 3 clubs have won the UEFA Champions League fielding local players – Celtic (1967), Real Madrid (1966) and FC Steaua Bucarest (1986). Sadly, Juventus only won it a year after he'd left for AC Milan. A referee is initially placed into Category 4 with the exception of referees from France, Germany, England, Italy, or Spain. First player to win 2 years in a row with 2 different teams. 24. He stayed long enough, though, to claim a winner's medal the following season, despite playing only one minute over the whole campaign, as Squawka pointed out. Today, UEFA Champions League referees are required to pass a fitness test to even be considered at the international level.eval(ez_write_tag([[300,250],'uselessdaily_com-medrectangle-4','ezslot_4',110,'0','0'])); 10. In 2008, Ballack tasted defeat again with Chelsea against Manchester United. in Siyagobhoza, 11 15.
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Lionel Messi, Eden Hazard, Luis Suarez: Whose transfer value has dropped the most in 2020? Some players have received medals without playing in the final match: either for being unused substitutes, or, more recently, for being in the squad in earlier rounds of the tournament. The anthem’s chorus is played before each UEFA Champions League game, as well as at the beginning and end of television broadcasts of the matches. Between 1993 and 2008, Il Fenomeno played for various European clubs like Cruzeiro, PSV, Barcelona, Inter Milan, Real Madrid and AC Milan. This is enough to make us spin the round the earth in the hope of turning back time. English teams were banned from the UEFA Champions League between 1986 and 1991 following a series of stadium disasters and hooliganism problems.