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1970/71: Cruyff pulls the strings





Atlético win on away goals


Panathinaikos win on away goals


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Panathinaikos win on away goals

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  • Cruyff talks final memories and coaching legacy

    Winner of what is now the UEFA Champions League four times as player and coach Johan Cruyff tells UEFA.com of his playing memories and the pride his coaching legacy brings him.
  • Cruyff recalls Ajax's '71 Wembley win

    AFC Ajax won the European Champion Clubs' Cup three years running in the early 1970s, the first of those victories coming at a Wembley Stadium that was kind to Johan Cruyff, as he explains to UEFA.com.

Did you know?

Everton FC won the first ever European Cup tie to be decided on penalties, beating VfL Borussia Mönchengladbach 4-3 in a second round shoot-out.

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• Netherlands and FC Barcelona forward John Cruyff wins the first of three Ballon d'Ors.

• Joe Frazier defeats Muhammad Ali in the first of three epic bouts between the heavyweight pair.

• The Walt Disney World Resort in Lake Buena Vista, Florida, opens its doors for the first time.

• The United Kingdom and Ireland abandon their old currencies in favour of decimalisation.

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