The European Champion Clubs' Cup began in 1955 with an entry of just 16 clubs, from 16 countries. Rebranded as the UEFA Champions League in 1992, the 2010/11 entry comprised 76 clubs from 52 nations. The Official UEFA Champions League Treasures is a celebration of a great competition which has become a staple of fans around the continent. As well as providing a brief running history the Champion Clubs Cup and a season-by-season review of the UEFA Champions League, the great clubs, and players are highlighted. The author's well-researched text is complemented by more than 180 photographs, bringing the stories to life and, a feature of Carlton's Treasures series, more than 20 removable items of facsimile memorabilia. These faithful reproductions give football fans the chance to hold items such as letters, programme covers, media passes, posters and team-sheets from some of the famous events in the history of the UEFA Champions League.