Who did Liverpool beat in the Champions League final?
In the knockout rounds, Liverpool beat Bayer Leverkusen, Juventus and Chelsea to progress to the final. The winning goal in the semi-final scored by Luis García was dubbed a ghost goal by Chelsea manager José Mourinho.
What is the history of the Champions League?
The UEFA Champions League is a seasonal football competition established in 1955. Prior to the 1992–93 season, the tournament was named the European Cup.
What are some of the greatest Champions League finals in history?
Liverpool’s comeback gave rise to the final being known as the Miracle of Istanbul, and is regarded as one of the greatest finals in the history of the tournament. The Steven Gerrard plinth outside Anfield inscribed with 86 minutes (the time of his strike for Liverpool against Olympiacos) and the commentary: "Oh, you beauty!!