Snap shot: Chelsea beat Barcelona in 2005 thriller

Chelsea put in a memorable second-leg performance to see off Barcelona in the 2004/05 round of 16, John Terry's header denying Ronaldinho the last word. We turn back the clock.

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Trailing 2-1 from the first leg of their 2004/05 UEFA Champions League round of 16 tie with Barcelona, Chelsea turned the contest on its head with three goals in the opening 19 minutes of the west London return. However, Ronaldinho – recently retired but back then at the peak of his powers – struck twice (including THAT toe-poke) to hand the away-goals advantage to Barça. Then came home captain John Terry's dramatic 76th-minute header and a 5-4 aggregate triumph for José Mourinho's men.

1. John Terry

John Terry saying goodbye at Stamford Bridge
John Terry saying goodbye at Stamford Bridge©Getty Images

Captain for the majority of his 717 Chelsea appearances, Terry bid a tearful farewell at the end of last season. 'Captain, Leader, Legend' reads the ever-present banner in his honour at Stamford Bridge. He will have regrets, though, having missed a potentially winning penalty in the 2008 UEFA Champions League final before sitting out the victorious 2012 decider through suspension. At 37, he is targeting promotion with Aston Villa in England's second tier.

2. Ricardo Carvalho

A firm Mourinho favourite, the centre-back worked with his countryman at Porto, Chelsea and – after six seasons at Stamford Bridge – Real Madrid. Carvalho later spent three years with Monaco before joining Shanghai SIPG in the Chinese Super League, where he played last year. He turns 40 in May.

3. Víctor Valdés

Víctor Valdés with Middlesbrough in 2016
Víctor Valdés with Middlesbrough in 2016©Getty Images

Born in neighbouring Hospitalet, youth-system graduate Valdés was a Barça mainstay for over a decade, and battled Real Madrid's Iker Casillas for the Spain No1 shirt throughout. The 36-year-old went on to have spells with Manchester United, Standard Liège and Middlesbrough before retiring last summer.

4. Frank Lampard

The midfielder's knack of arriving late into the penalty area ensured Lampard ended his 13 years at the club as Chelsea's 211-goal all-time top scorer. The 39-year-old collected every club trophy going, including the 2012 UEFA Champions League and the UEFA Europa League the next season. He had a brief stint at Manchester City before finishing his career with New York City. Now a television pundit.

5. Oleguer Presas

Recruited at 21 from Catalan neighbours Gramenet, the versatile defender was in and around the first team throughout his seven years at Camp Nou, starting the 2006 UEFA Champions League final victory over Arsenal. He moved on to Ajax in 2008, where he stayed three years before hanging up his boots aged 31 in 2011.

6. Juliano Belletti

Belletti: My Magic Moment
Belletti: My Magic Moment

Signed from Villarreal in 2004, the tireless full-back lifted a Liga title in his first term, but is best remembered for his late clincher in the 2006 UEFA Champions League final. He went to Chelsea in 2007 and won two FA Cups and the Premier League during three years in London before ending his career at Fluminense in his native Brazil. He retired aged 35 in 2011.

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