Can you name the Ajax XI who won the 1995 Champions League final?

Ajax are one of the most famous names in European football, having won the European Cup four times and produced a litany of legendary players over the years, but can you name their eleven League winners? 1995 champions against AC Milan?

The game in Vienna was a repeat of the 1969 European Cup final, won by AC Milan. Many expected them to do so again 26 years later, with Paolo Maldini, Marcel Desailly and Franco Baresi in their ranks.

But Ajax had built something special under Louis van Gaal. After selling Dennis Bergkamp to Internazionale in 1993, Van Gaal rebuilt himself around a group of young talents complemented by a few more experienced heads.

The Dutch team beat Milan twice in the Champions League group stage and beat Bayern Munich 5-2 in the semi-finals. They were ready to face Milan, the Austrian capital, again.

Like so many other major finals, the match was tense and engaging rather than a thriller. As extra time approached, 18-year-old Patrick Kluivert came off the bench to score the winning goal and bring the Champions League trophy back to Amsterdam for the first time since the 1970s.

We ask you to name the Ajax XI of one of the most memorable underdog wins in Champions League history. The score to beat from our office is 01:13.

If this gives you a taste for another quiz, try name every player to win both the Champions League and the World Cup.

Good luck, and don’t forget to tweet us your scores @planetfutebol.

If you haven’t already, create a Planet Sport account to access hints for those tricky answers, reveal the ones you missed, and keep your score on the leaderboard. Registration is free, quick and gives you access to past articles as well as site customization and contests.


More quizzes

Can you name Ajax’s starting XI after their 4-1 UCL win over Real Madrid in 2019?

Can you name all the teams that will take part in a Champions League final?

About Linda Jackson

Check Also

Name Nigel Mansell’s nine Formula 1 teammates

We’re back with another F1 quiz for you lucky ones… and this time it’s about …