Like today 44 years ago, Panathinaikos competed in the final of the Champions Cup at Wembley, versus Ajax.

The way to the Final the “greens” plaid against Jeunesse Esch from Luxembourg, Slovan Bratislava from Czechoslovakia, Everton from England and Red Star from Yugoslavia. 

In the historic Final, Panathinaikos defeated 2-0.

The President of Panathinaikos’ Veterans Footballers and a key member of that team Fragiskos Sourpis, on the occasion of the anniversary made the following comment:

A great success comes only when there is strong unity. They may have gone 44 years, but that great match remains unforgettable. This anniversary will always be a day of celebration because it is the leading moment of greek football in Club level. We hope that one day Panathinaikos will surpass this success “.