Real Madrid are celebrating the anniversaries of the club’s 13 European Cup triumphs

How the kings of Europe forged their legacy

Madrid – 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.

11/05/1966: The sixth 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.

15/05/2002: The ninth 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.

18/05/1960: The fifth 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.

20/05/1998: The seventh 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: The eighth 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.

24/05/2014: The 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.

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