Youngest scorer of a hat-trick (Raul vs Ferencvaros, 1995/96) Considering only five teenagers have ever scored a Champions League hat-trick, the fact Real Madrid legend Raul did it with over a year and a half to spare stands him in good
6. Oldest ever player When Ballotta shipped three goals against Los Blancos just a few months shy of his 44th birthday, he blew the previous record of Alessandro Costacurta out the water by almost three years. And bearing in mind that
2. Most goals from one player in a knockout game Can you see anybody scoring a double hat-trick in a Champions League knockout tie? Yeh, neither can we. Messi is the only player to notch up five goals in 90 minutes
The Champions League is the most prestigious competitions in world of football. As much as it might anger fans of the sport, there are many players that would prefer to lift the ‘Big Ears’ with their club than lift the FIFA
4. This player has appeared in the most matches Spanish goalie Iker Casillas, has made a save during a game for his current club Porto and played in the most Champions League competition than any other player, present or past of
Soccer (football, as some countries call it) is the most popular sport round the world, nowhere more so than in Europe. Each year the UEFA Champions League gather the top club teams on the continent to compete for the championship crown.
Real Madrid are by far the most successful club in the European Cup history, having won the prestigious trophy a total of 13 times. Their closest rivals in terms of titles are AC Milan, who have won the Champions League totally