1956 European Cup Final

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1956 European Cup Final
Event1955–56 European Cup
Date13 June 1956
VenueParc des Princes, Paris
RefereeArthur Edward Ellis (England)

The 1956 European Cup Final was the final in the European Cup, now known as the UEFA Champions League.

Route to the final[change | change source]

Real Madrid Round Reims
Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg Opponent Agg. 1st leg 2nd leg
Switzerland Servette 7–0 2–0 (A) 5–0 (H) First round Denmark AGF Aarhus 4–2 2–0 (A) 2–2 (H)
Socialist Federal Republic of Yugoslavia Partizan 4–3 4–0 (H) 0–3 (A) Quarter-finals Hungary Vörös Lobogó 8–6 4–2 (H) 4–4 (A)
Italy Milan 5–4 4–2 (H) 1–2 (A) Semi-finals Scotland Hibernian 3–0 2–0 (H) 1–0 (A)

Match[change | change source]

Details[change | change source]

Real Madrid Spain4–3France Reims
Attendance: 38,239
Real Madrid
GK 1 Spain Juan Alonso
RB 2 Spain Ángel Atienza
LB 3 Spain Rafael Lesmes
RH 4 Spain Miguel Muñoz (c)
CH 5 Spain Marquitos
LH 6 Spain José María Zárraga
OR 7 Spain Joseíto
IR 8 Spain Ramón Marsal
CF 9 Argentina[a] Alfredo Di Stéfano
IL 10 Spain Héctor Rial
OL 11 Spain Francisco Gento
Spain José Villalonga
Real Madrid-Stade de Reims 1956-06-13.svg
GK 1 France René-Jean Jacquet
RB 2 France Simon Zimny
LB 3 France Raoul Giraudo
RH 4 France Michel Leblond
CH 5 France Robert Jonquet (c)
LH 6 France Robert Siatka
OR 7 France Michel Hidalgo
IR 8 France Léon Glowacki
CF 9 France Raymond Kopa
IL 10 France René Bliard
OL 11 France Jean Templin
France Albert Batteux

Assistant referees:
J. Parkinson (England)
Tommy Cooper (England)

Related pages[change | change source]

Notes[change | change source]

  1. Di Stéfano was a native Argentine that in October 1956 (four months following this match) became a naturalised citizen of Spain. He started playing on the Spain national football team in 1957.[1][2]

References[change | change source]

  1. "Los 11 jugadores nacidos fuera de España con más partidos". 5 September 2016.
  2. "Alfredo di Stéfano: A god of the stadium | Inside UEFA". 7 July 2014.

Other websites[change | change source]