PHOTO: MIGUEL RUIZ - FCB

Pep Guardiola has played a leading role in three of Barça's four European Cup/Champions League successes. He was part of the team that won the Club's first at Wembley in 1992 and has now claimed the trophy twice as team manager, in Rome and the new Wembley.

Guardiola makes it three

The 21-year-old Pep Guardiola was a vital component of the Dream Team midfield that broke Barça's European Cup jinx against Sampdoria in 1992. He was the third member of the team to hold up the trophy and made a long remembered speech on the team's return to Barcelona.

Glory in Roma

Guardiola's initial season in charge of the first team was a truly memorable one, as the Barça completed an historic treble. First came the Spanish Cup, then the league title and lastly the Champions League in Rome. Despite missing a number of important players in defence, he inspired his players with – among other things – a specially prepared video that they watched just moments before he led them out onto the pitch. His men responded marvellously and beat Manchester United 2-0.

Back to Wembley

Barca's fourth success in the European Cup/Champions League, and the third in Guardiola's personal tally, couldn't have come in a more suitable and symbolic place. After clinching the Spanish league title, Barça have returned to the city where it all started in 1992, to lift the trophy once against Manchester United. On Sunday, we'll have the CL Trophy back here once again in Barcelona.