Video: A throwback to Maldini’s amazing performance against Juventus in the 2003 CL final

By Oliver Fisher -

With football on hold for the time being as the world tries to get to grips with the COVID-19 pandemic, it doesn’t hurt to take a trip down memory lane.

For many, the 2003 Champions League final at Old Trafford was the pinnacle of being a Milanista. The win over arch-rivals Juventus on penalties remains a source of pure ecstasy for most fans even 17 years on, and it still provokes the same emotions as it did that very night.

In what was unsurprisingly a cagey affair, captain Paolo Maldini produced a wonderful defensive display to help keep the scores level before eventually Andriy Shevchenko would go on to net the winning spot kick.

Below is a compilation courtesy of @CompsACM on Twitter…

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