Watch Manchester United defeat Portuguese team S.L. Benfica 4-1 at the 1968 European Cup Final (known today as UEFA Champions League) at Wembley Stadium, London.
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No title. Manchester United defeat Benfica 4-1 and win the European Cup at Wembley Stadium, London. Colour item.
L/S crowds at Wembley Stadium. C/U team captains - Bobby Charlton and Coluna - exchange flags. C/U crowd. Man Utd kick off playing right to left. Various shots of football match, includes good C/Us of the players in action. George Best is fouled several times by Benfica defenders. There is no score in the first half. L/S crowd during half time.
Various shots of second half of match. Charlton scores for Manchester United, shortly after Graca scores for Benfica. L/S as whistle blows for end of 90 minutes with score at one all. L/S crowds. L/S two teams in middle of pitch. Various C/Us United players sitting on pitch being given massages and sponges. Various shots game continuing in extra time. Best, Kidd and Charlton score for United.
C/U Manchester United manager Matt Busby being embraced by United Players. C/U Matt Busby embracing George Best. C/U Busby. C/U Busby hugging Nobby Stiles. L/S players on pitch preparing to collect the cup. C/U group of United players. C/U Stiles with another player. Panning shot as United come up to Royal Box to receive cup. M/S as Bobby Charlton is presented with cup by Mr. Wieberkehr, President of European Union. C/U Charlton and cup. Various shots of Man Utd players with the cup. They run round the stadium, lifting the cup to show the fans. C/U United player wearing the cup on his head.
Manchester United players are: Charlton, Stepney, Bennan, Dunne, Crerand, Foulkes, Stiles, Best, Kidd, Saddler and Aston.
Benfica includes: Coluna, Eusebio, Henrique, Graca.
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