1996/97: Riedle makes Dortmund's day



Hitzfeld’s Dortmund masterstroke

Hitzfeld’s Dortmund masterstroke


1996/97 in photos

1996/97 UEFA Champions League

Did you know?

The competition witnessed its first period of extra time in a two-legged tie as AFC Ajax and Club Atlético de Madrid contested a thrilling quarter-final, the Dutch side winning 4-3 on aggregate.

Also in this year

• Brazil striker Ronaldo wins the Ballon d'Or after scoring 47 goals in 49 games in his only season at FC Barcelona.

• American golfer Tiger Woods wins the US Masters at the age of 21, the first of 14 majors in 11 years.

• IBM's Deep Blue defeats Garry Kasparov, the first time a computer beats a chess world champion.

• The London funeral of Diana, Princess of Wales, is watched by over two billion people worldwide.