AFC Ajax

1972/73: Rep makes it three for Ajax



Did you know?

AFC Ajax became first side since Real Madrid CF in the 1950s to lift the European Cup three years running following their final victory against Juventus.

Also in this year

• Netherlands and FC Barcelona forward Johan Cruyff is awarded the Ballon d'Or for the second time.

• Sir Jackie Stewart wins his third and final Formula One World Drivers' Championship.

• Work on the First Bosphorus Bridge, which connects Europe with Asia, is completed.

• The World Trade Centre, the world's tallest building at the time, officially opens in New York City.