Thursday, October 4, 2012
UEFA Champions League - S.L Benfica
This season's Champions League participants' History of Goalnets.
First up - SL Benfica.
Benfica are the most successful side in Portuguese history, and in their "Golden Era" they were early adopters of the boxnet at Estadio da Luz (though note the nets are not free-hanging, and are in fact attached to the stanchions and would probably be deemed unsafe today).
In their later "Silver Era" they installed wonderfully distinctive stanchions.