He was the first Belgian ever in a Champions League final Daniel Van Buyten In 2010. Big Dan lost that final with Bayern Munich against Inter. He also missed his second chance against Chelsea in 2012. A year later he was beaten against Dortmund.
Van Buyten’s successors were in 2014 Thibaut Courtois On Toby Aldwerld. Until the 93rd minute, it seemed that they were on their way with Atlético to the final victory against city rivals Real. But Ramos’ header led to a tragic defeat.
Thomas Vermaelen He belonged to Barcelona’s vast squad for the final match against Juventus in 2015. In the end, the defender had to watch from the stands. But there is no doubt that the Champions League on its trophy roster has compensated for a lot.
First for this Yannick Carrasco: In 2016 he was the first Belgian to score in the Champions League Final. Do you still remember the kiss with his then-mistress Noémie Happart? There was no kiss on the cup: Atlético lost again to Real Madrid.
All attention went to his unfortunate colleague Loris Karius, however Simon Mignolet He was the sixth Belgian in the 2016 Champions Ball Final. He also saw how powerful Real were for Liverpool.
The Belgians led the way in 2019. At least 4 citizens were featured in the competition magazine during the final match in Lisbon. Toby Aldwerld On Jan Vertonghen They were the basis of Tottenham. The Belgians Liverpool Divock Origi, Who entered and scored, and Simon Mignolet They were allowed to show off the trophy.