90 seconds with ... Christian Vieri

"The anthem is beautiful, the stadiums are sold out, and there is always a nice atmosphere," Christian Vieri tells UEFA.com about the UEFA Champions League in our latest quick-fire interview.

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    Watch dramatic Bayern winner

    See the best of the action from Fußball Arena München as FC Bayern München won thanks to a fantastic late strike from Jérôme Boateng to break the hearts of Manchester City FC.
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    See how Schalke held Chelsea

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    See Piqué Barcelona goal

    Watch Gerard Piqué's goal for FC Barcelona as the Spanish giants opened their Group F campaign with three points thanks to a 1-0 success against APOEL FC.
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    See Zlatan's Ajax goals

    Ahead of his return to the Amsterdam ArenA this week with Paris Saint-Germain, watch all of Zlatan Ibrahimović’s goals from his time with AFC Ajax in the UEFA Champions League.
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    Watch the best acrobatic goals

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