This Thursday marks the 29th anniversary of a historic milestone for FC Barcelona. On May 20, 1992, Barça won its first European Cup on a memorable night for all Catalan fans.
A goal from Ronald Koeman, the current Barça coach, gave Barça the 1-0 victory over Sampdoria at Wembley. A totally unforgettable free-kick in extra time that went down in FC Barcelona folklore.
That night, the Barça side was: Zubizarreta, 'Chapi' Ferrer, Koeman, Nando, Eusebio, Pep Guardiola, Bakero, Laudrup, Juan Carlos, Salinas and Stoichkov. In the second half, Cruyff brought on Goikoetxea and in extra-time, Alexanco. After 90 minutes without any goals, the final was decided by Koeman in the 112th minute.
After the two finals previously lost, in 1961 and 1986, the first European Cup was finally a reality.
The culmination of Johan Cruyff's Dream Team at Wembley marked the beginning of a golden age that still endures, the Catalans winning four more Champions Leagues (2006, 2009, 2011 and 2015), in addition to two trebles (2008/09 and 2014/15), a sextet (2009) and a number of other titles.