Six of the best: Top freekicks in Champions League history
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Six of the best: Top freekicks in Champions League history

The Champions League is the biggest club football tournament in the world. 

Every season, it provides the stage for both seasoned and young players to leave a mark, and many do so year in, year out. 

The competition has seen some of the best goals in world football, with a number coming from dead-ball situations.

It takes real skill to beat the best goalkeepers in the world from dead-ball situations, but the planet's top strikers keep doing it in.

Here are some of the best as picked by UEFA. 

  • Juninho Pernambucano for Lyon against Bayern Munich (2003/04)
  • Lionel Messi for Barcelona against Liverpool (2018/19)
  • Hugo Almeida for Porto against Inter Milan (2005/06)
  • Cristiano Ronaldo for Man United vs Arsenal (2008/09)
  • Roberto Carlos for Real Madrid vs Sporting (2000/01)
  • Lasse Schöne for Ajax vs Real Madrid (2018/19)

Enjoy the goals here!

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