To be truthful, the Champions League Final has produced more forgettable matches than memorable fixtures. By the time the final rolls around, one team has nothing left in the tank after a long, gruelling season. Players are either ready for vacation, or focusing on international competitions like the World Cup or Euro.
That doesn’t mean there haven’t been great games in the past. Some of the best fixtures in the history of soccer have taken place in the Champions League Final or European Cup Final as it was known previous. Here are five of the best.
2005: AC Milan vs. Liverpool
As a Liverpool supporter, I may be biased in saying this but this might be the greatest soccer game ever played in any competition. Milan supporters are still trying to forget the collapse at Istanbul, while Liverpool still relish the magical day in Turkey in 2005.
Milan came in…
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