The UEFA Champions League (European CUP, UCL, CL) is a football competition held by seasonal clubs. The Champions League is organized by UEFA (Union of European Football Associations), the controlling …
The UEFA Champions League (European CUP, UCL, CL) is a football competition held by seasonal clubs. The Champions League is organized by UEFA (Union of European Football Associations), the controlling force of European football. The football club that wins the Champions League receives the European Champion Club trophy, which is considered the most prestigious club trophy.
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The tournament began in 1955 when the teams played two games, and the winning team started the next round of the competition. In 1997 the tournament was renamed the UEFA Champions League. The championship in its current format is open to league champions from all UEFA member associations. FC Real Madrid and AC Milan have won the competition three times.
In 1958, 23 of 44 passengers on board, players from the Manchester United football team who flew home from the European Cup match against Yugoslavia, were killed in the Munich plane disaster. After the tragedy, the team ended the season and reached the FA Cup final.
Champions League Table
The Champions League tournament begins in mid-July, the Champions League final will take place in the following May. An association rank in the UEFA coefficient table defines the number of positions each group will receive in the competition and the stage in which the association will participate in the competition. Each club sends a maximum of four clubs per season to play in the Champions League.
The competition attracts public and media attention: millions of viewers watch Champions League videos live online, read news articles and watch the games on television. The Champions League has always been the focus of public attention and is the most prestigious sports competition in Europe.