1956/57: Gento doubles up for Madrid



Madrid heroes look back on 1957 glory

Madrid heroes look back on 1957 glory


1956/57 in photos

1956/57 European Champion Clubs' Cup

Did you know?

The four two-legged quarter-finals produced 34 goals between them, including a 6-5 aggregate victory for Manchester United FC against Athletic Club.

Also in this year

• Alfredo Di Stéfano scoops the Ballon d'Or after helping Real Madrid CF to European glory.

• Juan Manuel Fangio becomes the first man to win the Formula One World Drivers' Championship five times.

• The Soviet Union launches Sputnik 1, the first ever Earth satellite to be sent into space.

• John Lennon and Paul McCartney of The Beatles meet for the first time at a garden fete in Liverpool.