AC Milan

1968/69: Prati rises to the occasion



Did you know?

AFC Ajax beat SL Benfica 3-0 in a replay to reach the last four after the teams each claimed 3-1 away wins. It was the competition's last replay as penalty shoot-outs were introduced for 1970/71.

Also in this year

• Playmaker Gianni Rivera wins the Ballon d'Or after inspiring AC Milan to the European Cup.

• Eddy Merckx wins the first of his five Tour de France titles by a record margin of 17.54.

• Neil Armstrong makes "one giant leap for mankind" by becoming the first man on the moon.

• Half a million turn up for three days of peace and music at Woodstock in upstate New York.

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