Top 3 UEFA Champions League Finals of this decade
The UEFA Champions League is one of the most popular sporting events in the world. Perhaps there isn't anything better than watching 32 teams of Europe compete against each other, fighting to become the best team in the continent.
The Champions League final, being one of the most awaited finals of any sporting event, makes the whole world stop whatever they are doing for 2 hours, sit back, relax and enjoy watching last two remaining sides play in this wonderful competition.
The match never fails to produce some of the most memorable football moments, and is surely an event everybody looks forward to. From listening to the iconic Champions League anthem play inside the stadium to watching the whole game and trophy celebrations, the experience of watching the UEFA Champions League final has always been breathtaking.
We all have seen different types of Champions League finals. Some matches might be one-sided, some matches might be eventless and boring, while some of them wouldn't let you even close your eyes for a second. This decade has been a memorable decade when it comes to Champions League memories as we have watched some of the most eventful, nail-biting and exciting Champions League finals.
Here, we take a look at the top 3 UEFA Champions League finals of this decade.
#3 Bayern Munich 2-1 Borussia Dortmund (2012-13)
It was really Bayern's season in 2012-13 as they beat their arch rivals, Borussia Dortmund to grab the Champions League trophy for the fifth time. It was the first all-German Champions League final in the history of football, and it turned out to be one absolutely thrilling game.
The Croatian star Mario Mandzukic broke the deadlock for the Bavarians in the 60th minute, followed by an equalising penalty by Ilkay Gundogan 8 minutes later. The match point arrived when Arjen Robben scored the 89th minute winner to make the score-line 2-1 and ended the final in a nail-biting finish.
It was a night to remember in London as Jupp Heynckes' side not only won the Champions League for the fifth time, but it also completed the treble for the first time and they were the first German side to achieve this. It was a season to remember for Bayern Munich!