Conducted by the Union of European Football Associations(UEFA), the Champions League is a continental club football competition contested by some of the greatest teams in European Football.

Here are seven fun facts about the Mother of all club football competitions you didn't know.

1. UEFA Champions League Anthem

UEFA Champions League Anthem

The chorus of the UEFA Champions League Anthem contains the three official languages used by UEFA: English, German, and French. The complete anthem is about three minutes long, and has two short verses and the chorus, although it has never been released commercially in its original version.

2. Player With Highest Number Of Appearances In Competition History

Player With Highest Number Of Appearances In Competition History

Iker Casillas has played the most games in the competition, with 166 appearances, most of which were for Real Madrid.

3. Only Player To Score In 2 Different Finals With 2 Different Teams

Only Player To Score In 2 Different Finals With 2 Different Teams

Cristiano Ronaldo is the only player to have scored in 2 different UEFA Champions League finals with 2 different teams, Real Madrid and Manchester United.

4. Only Player To Win Trophy With 3 Different Clubs

Only Player To Win Trophy With 3 Different Clubs

Clarence Seedorf is the only player to have won the competition with three different clubs – Ajax, Real Madrid, and AC Milan.

5. Least Wins En Route Winning The Competition

Least Wins En Route Winning The Competition

Manchester United is the team to have lifted the UEFA Champions League trophy with the least number of games won(5), in 1999.

6. Fastest Goal

Fastest Goal

Roy Makaay holds the record for quickest goal scored in the competition's history, after scoring in little over 10 seconds for Bayern Munich against Real Madrid in 2007.

7. Replica Holders

Replica Holders

Any team that wins the Champions League three years in a row or five times overall wins the right to retain a full-sized replica of the trophy (UEFA retains the original at all times), with only six clubs earning this honour so far: Real Madrid, Ajax, Bayern Munich, Milan, Liverpool, and Barcelona.

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