Real Madrid won the 1965-66 UEFA Champions League, then known as the European Cup.
This was the 11th edition of the competition and the sixth time the Spanish side had lifted the trophy and eighth final they had appear in. It was Madrid’s first since 1960, having won the first five up to that year. This would be Real’s last final for 15 years until 1981, when they lost to Liverpool.
Real Madrid beat Partizan Belgrade 2-1 in the 1966 final at the Heysel Stadium in Brussels, Belgium. This was the first time the final had been held in a stadium for the second time, with Heysel having been the host of the 1958 final. In the process, Brussels and Belgium became the first city and country to have hosted the final on more than one occasion.