Which player missed a penalty in the 2008 Champions League final that would have won Chelsea the game?

In the penalty shoot-out, Ronaldo missed Manchester United’s third kick, giving John Terry the chance to win the title for Chelsea, only for his shot to hit the post when he slipped as he was about to kick the ball.

Who was captain in 2008 Champions League final?

Nemanja Vidic Vidic and Ferdinand’s presence at the back was crucial for the Manchester United squad in their 2008 Champions League Final as they kept Didier Drogba quiet for most parts of the game. Vidic featured in six more seasons and became the captain of the club after Gary Neville’s retirement.

Did Anderson win a Champions League?

After 18 months in Portugal, he joined English club Manchester United, with whom he won the Premier League title four times, as well as the 2007–08 UEFA Champions League, one League Cup, the FIFA Club World Cup and two FA Community Shields.

What year did the Glazer family complete their takeover of Man Utd?

By the end of 2005, the Glazers, via their investment company Red Football Ltd, had acquired all the shares of Manchester United and were also able to delist the company from the stock exchange successfully.

When was Terry slip?

John Terry had a golden chance to score the winning penalty in the 2008 Champions League final, but the ex-Chelsea captain was unable to hold his nerve in Moscow. The former defender slipped in the run-up and his spot-kick struck the post before Manchester United won 6-5 in the shootout.

What year did John Terry slip?

Remember this day in 2008 when John Terry slipped and Manchester United won Champions League? May 21, 2008. It was 1.34am in the Luzhniki Stadium before these teams could be separated.

Did Paul Scholes play in a Champions League final?

‘You know straight away and you’re sad, you’re upset, of course you are, not to be part of the selection for the biggest game of our lives but you get on with it. ‘ Scholes did go on to experience a European Cup final, against Chelsea in 2007-08, as well as two against Barcelona, in 2008-09 and 2010-11.

Who is Chelsea best coach ever?

Jose Mourinho I
1. Jose Mourinho I. As the man himself likes to point out, the best Chelsea manager in the club’s history, Mourinho’s first spell at the club has been unrivalled in Abramovich’s 15-year spell as owner and maybe for some time.

How many Champions League penalties have there been scored?

There have been over 600 UEFA Champions League penalties over the years but how many of them have been scored? There was a second group stage in 1999/2000 and 2000/01, and 157 matches overall. The current format, with 125 games per season, was introduced in 2003/04.

What happened in the 2008 Champions League Super Cup?

In the Super Cup, United faced 2008 UEFA Cup Final winners Zenit Saint Petersburg at Stade Louis II in Monaco on 29 August 2008; Zenit won the match 2–1. As UEFA’s representative at the Club World Cup, Manchester United entered the tournament at the semi-final stage, where they beat 2008 AFC Champions League winners Gamba Osaka 5–3.

How much did Man Utd get paid for winning the Champions League?

This meant that Manchester United, having won the 2006–07 Premier League, received around €19.5 million, and Chelsea, as runners-up, received around €16.5 million. As winners of the Champions League, Manchester United earned places in the 2008 UEFA Super Cup and the 2008 FIFA Club World Cup.

What happened in the Champions League shoot-out?

The first miss of the shoot-out came from Ronaldo, who characteristically stuttered in his run-up in an attempt to put Čech off, but the goalkeeper dived to his right to save. Lampard then put Chelsea 3–2 ahead, but Hargreaves levelled things up with a shot into the top corner.