10 European champions who may not remember

10 European champions who may not remember
Hamburg, one of the champions of Europe that many people do not remember (UEFA.com)

Last update April 5, 2020 by Javier Argudo

Real Madrid, AC Milan, Liverpool, Barcelona or Bayern are top of the list of European champions. Other clubs also tend to be in that bunch are usually Ajax, Manchester United, Juventus o Inter de Milan. But nevertheless, Today we will review the 10 teams that won the continental showpiece and might not remember.


The Scottish side starred in the surprise of the season 1966-1967. The Celtic It was the first British club to lift the European champions to defeat, in a historic final, to the all-powerful Inter of Helenio Herrera. Lisbon Lions, as those players were baptized, They got the first and only European Cup for the club.

Celtic 1967
Celtic football players jump to the pitch of the National Stadium in Lisbon to play at the end of 1967 (Fifa.com)


Just 3 years after the epic of the Celtic, He came another surprise in the European Cup. The Feyenoord Dutch prevailed precisely the Scottish team in the final in 1970. Rotterdam team and getting his first and only 'orejona’ history. After him, would the domain of the Ajax which achieved 3 European Cups consecutively.

Feyenoord 1970
The players of Feyenoord celebrate the title obtained (The rope)


If we talk about heroic deeds in Cup European champions, none can match that achieved by the Nottingham Forest. The group led by Brian Clough He ascended to first division 1977, was Champion League 1978 and European champion in 1979 Y 1980 . It is the only club that has more European Cups Leagues country.

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The deed of Nottingham Forest is part of the history of football (Brand)


English teams dominated the European Cup in the late 70 and early 80. The three titles achieved by the Liverpool and two of the Nottingham Forest must be added that of the Aston Villa in the campaign 1981-1982. Birmingham were the surprise of the competition and succeeded in winning the final to Bayern Munich in Turin.

European champions Aston Villa
Template Aston Villa rests with the European Cup (Aston Villa)


English proficiency among both the competition, the Hamburg He managed to sneak to register your name with golden letters in the season 1982-1983. The German team, who eliminated Real Sociedad in semifinals, lifted the European Champions Cup on defeating the Juventus in the end.

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Hamburg took the title in the year 1983 (UEFA.com)


One of the most amazing European champions in history. The Steaua Bucarest It was not only the first Romanian club to win the title as precious but was the first team from Europe to the east in doing. The final in Seville everything seemed ready for the Barcelona won his first European Cup but the Romanians endured the 0-0 during 120 minutes were imposed on penalties.

the star 1986
Initial training of Steaua in the final at the Sanchez Pizjuan in Seville (First Gambeta)


In 1991 two teams' unusual’ They reached the final. Red Star Y Olympique Marseille were the faces and Yugoslavian cat took water. That team led by Robert Prosinecki made history getting the first and only European Cup resting in the windows of the club.

Red Star
Red Star Prosinecki, European champion 1990-1991 (high pulsations)


The Olympique Marseille It has the honor of being the first champion of the first edition of the Champions League. The French side, after passing the stick he had fallen two years before against Red Star, He was able to beat AC Milan a whole. The Barthez, Deschamps Y Desailly company and won the final by a terse 1-0.

campoeones Europe
Olympique Marseille, first champion of the new Champions League (Footy Fair)


It's the ultimate champion 'amazing', but seeing the template that brought together Borussia Dortmund in 1996, with Sammer O Chapuisat among others, neither it is both. The Germans were one of the sensations and the kids of that time still remember that historic as flashy shirt we saw on television. They secured the title thanks to a great victory against Juventus by 3-1.

Borussia Dortmund 1996
Borussia Dortmund mythical the years 90 (spielertrikot.de)

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