The clash between Porto and AS Monaco was the most unlikely final pairing for a long time, though it did see the start of Jose Mourinho becoming the most famous coach in world football.

One player starting that match was Pedro Mendes and he followed that game by moving to Tottenham Hotspur in the Premier League, where he will mostly be remembered for NOT scoring a wondergoal from his own half against Manchester United at Old Trafford.

A tidy player at Spurs and Portsmouth but not what you would call classic European champion fodder.

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