Football is one of the most popular sports throughout the country. And in many parts of the world, it is the most famous game among the rest. People become crazy about football matches and can watch them anywhere and anytime in the day. There are of course international football matches and world cup, but in this game, league matches are more popular among the rest. And the most popular league match among all the leagues throughout the world is undoubtedly UEFA Champions League.
The UEFA Champions League is the most popular football tournament in Europe. Last year it was the 64th version of this marquee league tournament. This tournament has top-rated football teams with each team having players who can win matches single handled. There are lots of money spent on proper infrastructure and proper remaining facilities of every individual player as well as the team. During games, there is no place for even a single person in the stadium, they are jam-packed. The viewership and TRP’s of the channel showcasing the tournament also reaches sky high.
Let us discuss some of the most exciting and fascinating facts about the UEFA Champions League.
Most Viewed Champions League Of The World
The finals of the UEFA Champions League have the most viewership among all the league matches of the world. The final of the 2012 and 13 seasons featuring Borussia Dortmund vs Bayern Munich got its viewership in over 200 countries with the highest TV rating so far in TV history. With over 360 million whopping viewers, the finals of the 2012-13 season had 2378 viewers only itself from Germany. A massive number indeed.
UEFA Champions League’s Anthem
British Composer Tony Britten wrote the official anthem of this league,” Champions League”. Being composed in 1992, the song was an adaptation of Handel’s Zadok the Priest of George Frideric. The original song is of 3 minutes, but it never had a commercial appearance. The anthem has 3 languages including English, German and French.
Real Madrid- The Most Successful Club
Real Madrid stands the best among the rest in this biggest league tournament. Last year, they won the 13th title by defeating 3-1 against Liverpool in the finals. They are also the first ever team in the league to win 3 consecutive titles. They have the most significant match winners with them who can single-handedly win matches for tyne team. Real Madrid us the biggest strength of this league. Following Real Madrid is Milan with seven titles, and Bayern, Liverpool and Barcelona with 5 titles.
Cristiano Ronaldo- Remember The Name in Champions League
Cristiano Ronaldo holds an excellent record in the champion’s league of being the first player to score a goal in 3 appearances in the final matches of the league. He scored a goal for Manchester United in 2008 and Real Madrid in 2014 and 2017. He is also the only player to appear for two teams in the finals, i.e. Manchester United a Real Madrid.