The Sportsmail Champions League countdown has already seen some incredible brilliant goals and iconic moments but the top ten are even more special. The final countdown includes stunning comebacks and shocking. It's arguably the pinnacle of the game, the climax to the strongest football tournament in the world: the Champions League (née European Cup). We've tried to rank the Champions League finals based on the standard of football, tension, excitement and drama. We're certain that some people won't agree. Could they do it? In the and seasons there were no semi-finals as the finalists qualified via a group stage. Former Manchester United player is ordained a priest. Still the Romanians were statues. We rely on advertising to help fund our award-winning journalism. Messi zoomed past Nani on the left, darted into the box and the ball eventually fell to Villa on the edge of the D.