Champions League anthem composer: "It's not my best work – I was doing music for Amstrad ads then"

Champions League anthem Tony Britten

We all know the scene: floodlit pitch, full-capacity stadium, players lining up and anticipation circling in the crowd – then the burst of that tune.

It's a piece of music which inspires Cristiano Ronaldo, and brought tears to the eyes of Francesco Totti on Roma’s return to the Champions League in 2014/15. It's European football's anthem. 

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