Five marks and records you should know the Champions League (II)

Five marks and records you should know the Champions League (II)

We continue with our second part of records and records (click here and remember the first) unique in the Champions League. And we do it finding out now a series of curious facts such as the times that a final has been resolved through a series of penalties, parents and children who won a Champions League or the countries that have won the title the most times:

6-Champion parents and children. Three families have had two generations of father and son European Cup champions:

– Cesare (1963) and Paolo Maldini (1989, 1990, 1994, 2003 Y 2007), both with AC Milan

– Manuel Sanchis Martínez (1966) and Manuel Sanchís Hontiyuelo (1998 Y 2000), both with Real Madrid

– Carlos (1992) and Sergio Busquets (2009 Y 2011), both with FC Barcelona (Carlos did not play the final)

7- De penaltis sign. Ten times, the finalists have come to dispute the penalty shootout, to define the champion. Eye, never a Spanish team won in a penalty shootout.

– Liverpool FC – AS Roma, season 1983/84.

– Steaua Bucarest – FC Barcelona, season 1985/86.

– PSV Eindhoven – S. L. Benfica, season 1987/88.

– Red Star Belgrade – Olympique Marseille, season 1990/91.

– Juventus F. C. – Ajax Amsterdam, season 1995/96.

– FC Bayern Munich – Valencia CF, season 2000/01.

– AC Milan – Juventus F. C., season 2002/03.

– Liverpool FC – AC Milan, season 2004/05.

– Manchester United FC – Chelsea FC, season 2007/08.

– FC Bayern Munich – Chelsea FC, season 2011/12.

8- Spain is the country with the most titles in the Champions League. It has expired 13 times that will be 14 From the day 24 of May.

country Titles runner-up Champion Clubs
Flag of Spain.svg Spain 14 10 Real Madrid (10), FC Barcelona (4)
Flag of Italy.svg Italy 12 14 AC Milan (7), Inter de Milan (3), Juventus FC (2)
England flag England 12 7 Liverpool (5), Manchester United (3), Nottingham Forest (2), Aston Villa (1), Chelsea FC (1)
Flag of Germany.svg Germany 7 10 Bayern Munich (5), Hamburg SV (1), Borussia Dortmund (1)
Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 6 2 Ajax Amsterdam (4), Feyenoord Rotterdam (1), PSV Eindhoven (1)
Flag of Portugal.svg Portugal 4 5 SL Benfica (2), FC Porto (2)
Flag of France.svg France 1 5 Olympique Marseille
Scotland flag Scotland 1 1 Celtic FC
Flag of Romania.svg Romania 1 1 Steaua Bucarest
Serbian flag Serbia 1 1 Red Star Belgrade
Flag of Greece.svg Greece 1 —–
Flag of Belgium.svg Belgium 1 —–
Flag of Sweden.svg Sweden 1 —–

9- Players with the most matches. Ryan Giggs is the player who has played the most games in the competition with 149, followed by Xavi Hernández with 145 that next season will have a great chance to get over it.

Pos. First name nationality PJ G Prom. Debut clubs
1 Ryan Giggs Flag of Wales Gales 149 30 0.2 1992-93 England flag Manchester United F. C.23
2 Xavi Hernandez Flag of Spain.svg Spain 147 11 0.07 1997-98 Spanish flag F. C. Barcelona24
3 Raúl González Flag of Spain.svg Spain 144 71 0.49 1995-96 Spanish flag Real Madrid C. F. Germany flag F. C. Schalke15
4 Paolo Maldini Flag of Italy.svg Italy 140 3 0.02 1984-85 Italian flag A. C. Milan25
5 Iker Casillas Flag of Spain.svg Spain 140 0 0 1998-99 Spanish flag Real Madrid C. F.26
6 Clarence Seedorf Flag of the Netherlands.svg Netherlands 131 12 0.09 1991-92 Italian flag F. C. International Flag of the Netherlands A. F. C. Ajax Spanish flag Real Madrid C. F. Italian flag A. C. Milan27
7 Paul Scholes England flag England 130 25 0.19 1993-94 England flag Manchester United F. C.28
8 Roberto Carlos Flag of Brazil.svg Brazil 128 17 0.13 1995-96 Spanish flag Real Madrid C. F. Flag of Turkey Fenerbahce S. K.29
9 Carles Puyol Flag of Spain.svg Spain 120 2 0.02 1999-00 Spanish flag F. C. Barcelona30
10 Andriy Shevchenko Flag of Ukraine.svg Ukraine 116 59 0.51 1993-94 Flag of Ukraine F. K. Dynamo Kyiv Italian flag A. C. Milan England flag Chelsea F. C.19
Featured, active players.

10- European capital teams with champion clubs. Of the 22 European champion clubs, only six of them belong to the capitals of European countries:

– Ajax Amsterdam, Amsterdam.

– Benfica, Lisboa.

– Chelsea F. C., London.

– Red Star Belgrade, Belgrade.

– Real Madrid C. F., Madrid.

– Steaua Bucarest, Bucharest.

Julio Muñoz

Julio Muñoz

Journalist, specialist in international football and retro. I write in and you can follow me at @ juliomv1982


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