Title: Real Madrid vs Eintracht Frankfurt 1960 European Cup Final AKA: Year: 1960 Original title: Real Madrid vs Eintracht Frankfurt 1960 European Cup Final Runtime: 1 hour 38 minutes Country: Spain Language: Spanish Subtitles: N/A Genre: Sport, Classic Football Match
Plot / Synopsis
Relive what many consider the greatest European Cup Final ever played. The 1960 game between Real Madrid and Eintracht Frankfurt is a classic match that is worth watching again and again. The Spanish team were crowned champions of Europe for an amazing 5th consecutive time.
Revel in the thrilling action of arguably the greatest ever European Cup final all over again. On that historic day at Hampden Park, in front of a record crowd numbering 135,000, the Real Madrid team were given the illustrious Cup for an incredible 5th time in a row. Although the Germans started off well, scoring first, the Spaniards ending up annihilating them with an unprecedented seven goals. Watch those great goals from Ferenc Puskas and Alfredo di Stéfano again.
The European Cup Final played out between Real Madrid and Eintracht Frankfurt in 1960 was a classic match. Relive the epic battle that saw the Spanish side winning 7-3 and taking the Cup for a record 5th time in a row.
The 1960 European Cup Final was the fifth final in the history of the European Cup, and was contested between Real Madrid of Spain and Eintracht Frankfurt of Germany. It is widely regarded as one of the greatest football matches ever played. Madrid won 7–3 in front of a crowd of 135,000 people at Glasgow's Hampden Park. Frankfurt reached the final through an impressive 12–4 aggregate victory over Scottish champions Rangers, whereas Madrid overcame their bitter rivals FC Barcelona 6–2 over two legs.
The match was initially in doubt as the German FA had banned their clubs from taking part in matches with any team containing Ferenc Puskás after the Hungarian had alleged theWest German team had used drugs in 1954. Puskás had to make a formal written apology before the match could take place.
Puskás and Di Stefano are two of only three players to have scored a hat-trick in a European Cup or Champions League final, with the other being Pierino Prati for A.C. Milanin their 4–1 victory over AFC Ajax in the 1969 European Cup Final. Puskás repeated the feat in the 1962 European Cup Final.
Legendary game in front of 135,000 fans at Hampden Park, Glasgow. Madrid’s All-Star team had destroyed arch-rivals Barcelona in the semi’s to reach a fifth successive final. The only obstacle left in their way was a German side called Eintracht Frankfurt. Would the unknown Germans be able to stop the combined force of Alfredo di Stefano and Ferenc Puskas?
Dominguez – Marquitos, Santamaria, Pachin – Vidal, Zarraga – Canario, Del Sol, Puskas, Di Stefano, Gento Coach: Miguel Muñoz