NEWS | 13/06/2019Real Madrid began their history in this competition when they beat Stade de Reims in the final.
Real Madrid were involved in the creation of the tournament and made their European Cup debut against Servette on the 8th of September 1955 in Geneva. Miguel Muñoz got the first madridista goal at the tournament as they went on to win their first game 0-2. They then got the better of Partizan Belgrade and Milan.
Some 63 years on from that final, Real Madrid is the best club in the history of the European Cup having played in 16 finals and lifted the trophy on 13 occasions. They have also taken part the most times (49), won the most games (259) and scored the most goals (957).
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 Princes (Paris).