NEWS | 13/06/2018Real Madrid won their first trophy in the competition by beating Stade de Reims.
Real Madrid, who supported the creation of this competition, debuted in the European Cup against Servette on 8 September 1955 in Geneva. Miguel Muñoz scored the club's first goal in the tournament in a 2-0 away victory. After the Swiss team, Partizan and Milan were the opponents in the following rounds.
The Kings of Europe
62 years after that final, Real Madrid raised the trophy again in 2018 and are the best club in the history of the competition with 13 titles from 16 finals played. Beating Liverpool meant they have now won the trophy for the third time in a row.
4- Real Madrid: Alonso, Atienza II, Marquitos, Lesmes II, Muñoz, Zárraga, Joseíto, Marsal, Di Stéfano, Rial and Gento.
3- Stade de Reims: Jacquet, Zimny, Jonquet, Giraudo, Leblond, Siatka, Hidalgo, Glovacki, Kopa, Bliard and Templin.
0-1 (min. 6): Leblond.
0-2 (min.10): Templin.
1-2 (min. 14): Di Stéfano.
2-2 (min. 30): Rial.
2-3 (min. 62): Hidalgo.
3-3 (min. 67): Marquitos.
4-3 (min. 79): Rial.
Referee: Arthur Ellis (England).
Stadium: Parc des Prínces (Paris).