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Who was the first Champions League?

Who was the first Champions League?

The first European Cup match took place on 4 September 1955, and ended in a 3–3 draw between Sporting CP and Partizan. The first goal in European Cup history was scored by João Baptista Martins of Sporting CP. The inaugural final took place at the Parc des Princes between Stade de Reims and Real Madrid on 13 June 1956.

Who is the owner of UEFA Champions League?

UEFA

First vice-president Karl-Erik Nilsson
Vice-presidents Zbigniew Boniek Sándor Csányi Luis Rubiales Fernando Gomes Michele Uva
General secretary Theodore Theodoridis
Main organ UEFA Congress
Parent organization FIFA

How was Champions League formed?

In 1992 the UEFA European Champions’ League was formed. Previously the European Cup had been played on a knock-out basis, but it would now be based on groups, culminating in a final. The format and the number of clubs gradually expanded, which could include up to five clubs from one nation.

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When was the Champions League created?

September 4, 1955
UEFA Champions League/First event date

Who won Champions League most times?

Real Madrid
Real Madrid are by far the most successful team in European Cup history, having taken home the prestigious trophy a total of 13 times….Clubs with most titles in the UEFA Champions League from 1955 to 2021.

Characteristic UEFA Champions League titles
Real Madrid 13
AC Milan 7
Liverpool FC 6
FC Bayern München 6

Who won Champions League most?

Chelsea F.C.
UEFA Champions League/Latest Champion

Who was the first English team to win the Champions League?

Manchester United
In 1968, ten years after the Munich air disaster, Manchester United became the first English team to win the competition, defeating Benfica in the final 4–1 after extra time at Wembley Stadium in London.

How many British teams have won the Champions League?

England have won 14 European Cup/Champions League titles in total, with Liverpool leading the way with six triumphs. Man Utd have three, Chelsea and Nottingham Forest have two, while Aston Villa have won it once.