1961/62

1961/62: Eusébio strikes gold for Benfica

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1961/62 in photos

1961/62 European Champion Clubs' Cup

Did you know?

Real Madrid CF's Ferenc Puskás made unwanted history as the only man to hit a hat-trick in a European Cup final and still end up on the losing side as SL Benfica prevailed.

Also in this year

• Brazil come from behind to beat surprise package Czechoslovakia in the 1962 FIFA World Cup final.

• Wilt Chamberlain scores 100 points for Philadelphia Warriors in a 169-147 victory over the Knicks.

• The Cuban missile crisis leaves the world on the brink of potential nuclear conflict for 13 long days.

• James Bond makes his bow on the big screen in Dr No, with Sean Connery in the leading role.