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Champions League Quiz I

  1. Which club is the most successful in the tournament's history, having won it 13 times?




  2. Three managers have won the Champions League (or European Cup) three times, can you name them?
  3. As of 2019, Spanish clubs have 18 victories in the competition's history, but how many times have English clubs won it?
  4. Liverpool beat Spurs 2–0 in the 2019 final in the Wanda Metropolitano, which is the home stadium of which club?
  5. Two players have played in eight finals, Francisco Gento in the 1950s and 60s is one, can you name the more recent other?
  6. As of 2019, The Champions League's top scorer is Cristiano Ronaldo on 126 goals, with Lionel Messi 14 goals behind in second place, but which player is third in the all-time top scorers' list?
  7. Name the first British team to win the European Cup?
  8. Who holds the record as the oldest player to play in a final when his team lost to Hamburg in 1983?
  9. Liverpool beat Milan in the 2005 final in Istanbul, what was the score at half time?
  10. Name the first player to play in the Champions League group stage with seven clubs? (Hint: the clubs include Barcelona and Manchester United)
  11. The UEFA Champions League anthem is an adaptation of which composer's 1727 anthem 'Zadok the Priest'?
  12. In the 1970s four British clubs played in finals, Liverpool was one, can you name the other three?
  13. Which British football ground was the first to host a European Cup Final?
  14. Which player has made the most appearances in the competition? And as of August 2019, which two British players also makes the all-time top 10 appearances list?
  15. Real Madrid won the first five finals in 1956 to 1960, but which club won the next two?

Answers:

  1. Real Madrid
  2. Zinedine Zidane (2016, 2017, 2018, with Real Madrid), Bob Paisley (1977, 1978 and 1981 with Liverpool), and Carlo Ancelotti ( 2003, 2007 with Milan, and 2014 Real Madrid)
  3. 13 wins
  4. Atletico Madrid
  5. Paolo Maldini (Milan)





  6. Raul (with 71 goals)
  7. Celtic
  8. Dino Zoff (Juventus - 41 years and 86 days)
  9. 3–0 to Milan (Liverpool scored 3 goals in six minutes in the second half to draw the game, then won on penalties after extra time)
  10. Zlatan Ibrahimovic
  11. George Frideric Handel
  12. Celtic (lost in 1970), Leeds Utd (lost in 1975) and Nottingham Forest (won in 1979)
  13. Hampden Park (glasgow) in 1960 (it also has the record highest attendance at 127,621 )
  14. Iker Casillas with 177 for Real Madrid and Porto. Ryan Giggs (145) and Paul Scholes (124).
  15. Benfica



Champions League Quiz II

  1. Four English players are in the tournament's top 50 all-time top scorers list, Wayne Rooney is one, can you name the other three?
  2. Only one out of the following four players is a Champions League or European Cup winner, which one out of Dennis Bergkamp, Eric Cantona, Ruud van Nistelrooy, or Kevin Keegan?
  3. Name the first Asian-born player to win a Champions League Final?
  4. In 1999, which two players scored the injury time goals to give Manchester United a 2-1 win against Bayern Munich?
  5. Which city hosted the 2017 final which saw Real Madrid beat Juventus four goals to one?
  6. Who is the first and so far only player to have won the Champions League with three clubs?
  7. Which legend of the game led Real Madrid to five consecutive European Cups?
  8. In 1982 which player scored the final's only goal to give his English club a 1–0 victory over Bayern Munich?
  9. As of 2019, Scotland provided a tournament winner once with Celtic, only three other countries have also won the cup once with a club, can you name them?
  10. Which club has been runner up seven times and won it twice?
  11. In December 2017, which club suffered the biggest defeat in its history, losing 7-0 to Liverpool at Anfield?
  12. Chelsea won 2012 UEFA Champions League Final, but which team did they beat in the final? And in which city was the final played?

Answers:

  1. Paul Scholes (24), Frank Lampard (23) and Steven Gerrard (21)
  2. Kevin Keegan has won it, the others have not
  3. Park Ji-sung (Man Utd, 2008)
  4. Teddy Sheringham and Ole Gunnar Solsjaer
  5. Cardiff
  6. Clarence Seedorf (once with Ajax, in 1995, once with Real Madrid, in 1998 and twice with Milan, in 2003 and 2007)
  7. Alfredo Di Stefano
  8. Peter Withe (for Aston Villa)
  9. France (Marseille), Romania (Steaua Bucuresti) and Yugoslavia (Red Star Belgrade)
  10. Juventus
  11. Spartak Moscow
  12. They beat Bayern Munich and it was played in Munich



Champions League Trivia III

  1. In the Champions League era Alex Ferguson has made most appearances as a manager but which manager comes second on the list?
  2. Who won the tournament three times as a player in the early 1970s and later as manager in 1992?




  3. "For all his horses, knighthoods and championships, he hasn't got two of what I've got. And I don't mean balls!" Who said this about Alex Ferguson?
  4. Two players playing for English clubs in the Champions League Final have been sent off, one in 2006 and the other in 2008, can you name both?
  5. Which player scored four in the 1960 final and three in the 1962 final?
  6. Who became the first player to reach the Champions League quarter-finals with four separate clubs? (Hint: the clubs were Kaiserslautern, Bayer Leverkusen, Bayern Munich and Chelsea)
  7. Manchester United became the first English team to win the European Cup in 1968. Which team did they beat 4-1, and can you name the three United player that scored?
  8. Which player was top scorer in the 1984–85 competition and also scored most goals at the 1984 UEFA European Football Championships?
  9. Which club played 23 successive matches from 26 September 2006 until 11 December 2013 without a win?
  10. The record for the longest away unbeaten run stands at 16 games and is held by which club?
  11. Which club ended third in Group C in 2018-19, but would have been one point ahead of eventual winners Liverpool under the old 2 instead of 3 points for a win rule?
  12. What is the combined total of finals that Liverpool and Manchester United have played in?

Answers:

  1. Arsene Wenger





  2. Johan Cruyff
  3. Brian Clough (on referring to Ferguson's failure to win two successive European Cups)
  4. Jens Lehmann (Arsenal) in 2006 and Didier Drogba (Chelsea) in 2008
  5. Ferenc Puskas
  6. Michael Ballack
  7. They beat Benfica. Charlton (2), Best and Kidd scored.
  8. Micheal Platini
  9. Steaua Bucuresti
  10. Manchester United (starting with a 1–0 win against Sporting CP in the 2007–08 group stage and ended with a 1–2 defeat to Bayern Munich in the first leg of the 2009–10 quarter-finals)
  11. Napoli
  12. Fourteen (Liverpool 9, Man Utd 5)



Note: The UEFA Champions League (abbreviated as UCL) was called the European Cup until 1992, when it was a knockout tournament open only to the champion club of each national championship. The questions in this quiz relate to the whole history of the competition and not just post 1992.




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