Tribute to retired German star Kessler

UEFA.com pays tribute to the career of Nadine Kessler after the 2014 women’s world and European player of the year was forced to retire from football.

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    • Watch the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      Watch the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      See Lyon captain Wendie Renard lift the UEFA Women's Champions League trophy for the second year in succession.
    • Watch the UEFA Women's Champions League final opening ceremony

      Watch the UEFA Women's Champions League final opening ceremony

      Music, fireworks and the arrival of the UEFA Women's Champions League trophy into the Cardiff City Stadium - watch it all now!
    • Highlights: Lyon’s UEFA Women’s Champions League treble

      Highlights: Lyon’s UEFA Women’s Champions League treble

      Ahead of Lyon’s appearance in this year’s final see how the French club claimed glory in 2011, 2012 and 2016.
    • Highlights: See how every final since 2010 was won

      Highlights: See how every final since 2010 was won

      Watch the decisive moments from every final in the UEFA Women’s Champions League era, including Saki Kumagai’s winning penalty for Lyon last season.
    • UEFA Women's Champions League final highlights: See how Lyon won on penalties

      UEFA Women's Champions League final highlights: See how Lyon won on penalties

      Watch all of the drama as Lyon triumphed on 4-3 on penalty kicks after the match finished 1-1 at the end of extra-time.
    • Harder, Martens, Marozsán: 2016/17 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award nominees

      Harder, Martens, Marozsán: 2016/17 UEFA Women’s Player of the Year Award nominees

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    • UEFA Women's Champions League final: Watch the full penalty shoot-out

      UEFA Women's Champions League final: Watch the full penalty shoot-out

      02/06/20173:45
    • Highlights: See how Lyon became queens of Europe again

      Highlights: See how Lyon became queens of Europe again

      02/06/20173:01
    • Watch the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      Watch the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      01/06/20170:39
    • Watch the UEFA Women's Champions League final opening ceremony

      Watch the UEFA Women's Champions League final opening ceremony

      01/06/20176:41
    • Highlights: Lyon’s UEFA Women’s Champions League treble

      Highlights: Lyon’s UEFA Women’s Champions League treble

      16/05/20171:33
    • Highlights: See how every final since 2010 was won

      Highlights: See how every final since 2010 was won

      19/01/20172:02
    • Watch the quarter-finalists in action

      Watch the quarter-finalists in action

      25/11/20161:31
    • Hegerberg delight at Best Women's Player in Europe award

      Hegerberg delight at Best Women's Player in Europe award

      25/08/20160:20
    • Best Women’s Player in Europe: Hegerberg, Henry or Marozsán?

      Best Women’s Player in Europe: Hegerberg, Henry or Marozsán?

      05/08/20160:28
    • Watch all of Hegerberg’s goals in Lyon glory run

      Watch all of Hegerberg’s goals in Lyon glory run

      02/06/20160:49
    • UEFA Women's Champions League final highlights: See how Lyon won on penalties

      UEFA Women's Champions League final highlights: See how Lyon won on penalties

      26/05/20163:00
    • Hegerberg ‘cannot find words’ for Lyon win

      Hegerberg ‘cannot find words’ for Lyon win

      26/05/20160:24
    • Relive the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      Relive the moment Lyon lifted the trophy

      26/05/20160:43
    • Watch the Women’s Champions League final opening ceremony

      Watch the Women’s Champions League final opening ceremony

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    • Célia Šašić – My Magic Moment

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      24/05/20161:04
    • Tribute to retired German star Kessler

      Tribute to retired German star Kessler

      18/04/20161:36
    • Benstiti delight at nomination

      Benstiti delight at nomination

      19/10/20150:59
    • Kellermann on Chelsea tie

      Kellermann on Chelsea tie

      19/10/20150:55
    • Final three: Marozsán, Henry and Šašić

      Final three: Marozsán, Henry and Šašić

      12/08/20150:42