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How Real Madrid forged their Legacy

SbOrlando
By SbOrlando | self meida writer
Published 25 days ago - 62 views

The histories of Real Madrid and the European Cup go hand in hand. The 20th century's best club has forged a global legacy thanks to the 13 times it has lifted the continent's elite club competition. In the month that runs from 11 May to 13 June, Real Madrid are celebrating the anniversaries of the club's 13 European Cup crowns.

 18/05/1960: 5TH EUROPEAN CUP

The madridistas claimed a 7-3 win over Eintracht Frankfurt in one of the greatest games in the history of the game. Puskas (4 goals) and Di Stéfano (three) sealed victory in Glasgow.


11/05/1966: 6TH EUROPEAN CUP

Real Madrid secured the club's sixth European Cup crown at Brussels' Heysel Stadium. Amancio and Serena were on target in a 2-1 win over Partizan.

20/05/1998: 7TH EUROPEAN CUP

Real Madrid saw off Juventus courtesy of an unforgettable strike from Mijatovic in Amsterdam in a 1-0 success that saw the Whites taste European glory 32 years on from their last continental triumph.

24/05/2000: 8TH EUROPEAN CUP

Paris played host to the first all-Spanish European Cup final. Real Madrid beat Valencia 3-0, with Morientes, McManaman and Raúl on the mark.


15/05/2002: 9TH EUROPEAN CUP

Zidane's iconic volleyed strike decided the outcome of the final against Bayer Leverkusen in Glasgow in a match in which Raúl put Madrid in front as the Whites ultimately ran out 2-1 winners.

24/05/2014: 10TH EUROPEAN CUP

Madrid overcame Atlético in a 4-1 win in Lisbon. Ramos's unforgettable 93rd-minute goal took the contest into extra-time, in which Bale Bale, Marcelo and Cristiano Ronaldo sealed victory.

26/05/2016: 11TH EUROPEAN CUP

Real Madrid won 5–3 on a penalty shoot-out against Atletico Madrid after a 1–1 draw at the end of extra time, securing a record-extending 11th title in the competition

03/06/2017: 12TH EUROPEAN CUP

Real Madrid sealed a historic win as they overcame a nervy opening half to earn a 12 European cup win and the first back to back in the champions league era thanks to goals from Ronaldo (2), Casemiro and Marco Asensio.

26/05/2018: 13TH EUROPEAN CUP

Gareth Bale scored two incredible goals after coming off the bench as Real Madrid won Champions League final against Liverpool 3 -1.


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