By Chris Wright
It’s sort of unofficially official, Liverpool’s 2005 vintage – we’re talking Scott Carson, Milan Baros, Josemi, Antonio Nunez, Igor Biscan – were the worst team to have ever won the Champions League.
Not our words, Carol, the words of MatchPint, who have spent the last few weeks conducting a survey into the history of the Champions League.
Indeed, they quizzed 118 football writers from around the world (yours truly included!), processed the answers and then produced this nifty 8-bit style infographic to display the results.
As per their findings, not only were Liverpool 2005 the worst team to win the Champions League (in the greatest ever final), but Djimi Traore was voted the single worst individual player to have got his hands on the big cup – beating off solid competition from Reds teammate Carson and Jonathan Greening (David May was joint-seventh).
Here are the findings…
The full results, including Top 10s for each category, are available to peruse over on the MatchPint site.