QUIZ: 24 questions that only proper Champions League fans will know

Life without football feels really weird right now, doesn’t it?

Were the 2019/20 season still in full flow, we’d all be chattering away about the madnesses that have occurred in the latter rounds of the Champions League.

But fear not, we’re going to try and fill the gaping Champions League void in your life with a good ol’ fashioned quiz.

We’ve assembled twenty-four questions – split into four different rounds – that are pretty darn tough, even for the keenest watcher of European football’s biggest competition.

Here’s how the rounds will be split up.

1. Champions League records
2. ‘Who did it better?’
3. The 2019/20 season
4. General Champions League knowledge

Here we go! Once you’ve finished, scroll down for the answers at the bottom of the page.

Champions League records

1. Who scored the fastest Champions League goal of all-time?

2. Who is the only player to have won the Champions League with three different clubs?

3. Which player holds the record for most assists in a single Champions League season?

4. Who is the oldest player to score in a Champions League final?

5. Who is the youngest player to score in a Champions League final?

6. What is the biggest winning margin in Champions League final history?

Who did it better?

7. Who has scored more Champions League goals – Neymar or Luis Suarez?

8. Who has more Champions League assists – Cristiano Ronaldo or Lionel Messi?

9. Which goalkeeper has more clean sheets in the Champions League – Petr Cech or Manuel Neuer?

10. Who’s appeared in more Champions League finals – Patrice Evra or Andres Iniesta?

11. Who made more Champions League appearances – Steven Gerrard or Frank Lampard?

12. Who picked up more Champions League yellow cards – David Beckham or Paolo Maldini?

The 2019/20 season

13. How many goals has Erling Haaland scored in this season’s Champions League?

14. Who is the highest scoring defender in this season’s Champions League?

15. Who’s the highest scorer from the Premier League this season?

16. Which two Ajax players were sent off vs Chelsea at Stamford Bridge?

17. Which player earned a perfect 10/10 rating from L’Equipe in this season’s Champions League?

18. Who scored the first goal on Matchday 1?

General knowledge

19. Against which team did Lionel Messi score his only five-goal haul in the Champions League?

20. Who are the only two teams to win a Champions League final on home soil?

21. How many games did Man Utd win in the 1998/99 tournament?

22. Which AC Milan player scored the game-winning penalty in the 2002/03 final?

23. Who assisted Cristiano Ronaldo’s goal in 2007/08 final vs Chelsea?

24. Which Borussia Dortmund player scored 16 seconds after coming on in the 1996/97 final?


1. Roy Maakay

2. Clarence Seedorf (Ajax, Real Madrid, AC Milan)

3. James Milner, 9 assists in 2017/18

4. Paolo Maldini, 2005 vs Liverpool

5. Patrick Kulivert, 1995 vs AC Milan

6. AC Milan 4-0 Barcelona, 1994

7. Neymar, 35 goals (Luis Suarez only has 27)

8. Cristiano Ronaldo, 40 assists (Lionel Messi only has 35)

9. Petr Cech, 49 clean sheets (Manuel Neuer only has 42)

10. Patrice Evra, 5 appearances with AS Monaco, Man Utd & Juventus (Andres Iniesta has only appeared in 4)

11. Frank Lampard, 105 appearances (Steven Gerrard only managed 73 appearances)

12. David Beckham, 17 yellow cards (Paolo Maldini only picked up 15)

13. 10 goals

14. Achraf Hakimi

15. Harry Kane

16. Daley Blind & Joel Veltman

17. Serge Gnabry vs Tottenham

18. Erling Haaland, 2 min vs Genk

19. Bayer Leverkusen

20. Juventus (1996) & Borussia Dortmund (1997)

21. Five

22. Andriy Shevchenko

23. Wes Brown

24. Lars Ricken

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