Where are they now? Liverpool's 2005 Champions League winners

After glory in Istanbul, one went missing, one stood for the European Parliament and one went on Strictly Come Dancing. How well do you know the comeback kings?

Jerzy Dudek

The Poland international made himself an instant hero with a double save to deny Andriy Shevchenko in the closing stages

Goalkeeper Dudek will always be asked about his match-winning contributions during Liverpool's Champions League victory over Milan in 2005. Despite mounting an incredible comeback from three goals down at half-time, the Reds could still have lost the match in extra time were it not for their oft-maligned custodian.

The Poland international made himself an instant hero with a double save to deny Andriy Shevchenko in the closing stages, before repelling penalties from Andrea Pirlo and Shevchenko in the shootout.

Despite his heroics, Dudek immediately lost his place in the team to new signing Pepe Reina. In 2007 he earned a surprise move to Real Madrid, where he spent four seasons as Iker Casillas's seldom-used back-up.

Two years after hanging his gloves up in 2011, the goalkeeper came out of retirement to make one final appearance for Poland in a 2-0 friendly win over Liechtenstein. This allowed him to win his 60th cap, the minimum number required to be inducted into his country’s Hall of Fame.

In 2014 he completed his first season as a racing driver in the Volkswagen Castrol Cup, was an ambassador for the 2015 Europa League Final in Warsaw, and in 2016 released his autobiography A Big Pole in Our Goal.

Jerzy Dudek

Dudek only made a handful of appearances after Istanbul

Steve Finnan

The full-back was a regular for the Reds from 2004 to 2008, appearing in both Champions League finals in 2005 and 2007

He might only have scored a single top-flight goal for Liverpool, but Finnan’s solitary strike meant he had the unique achievement of being one of only two players to have netted in each of the five highest divisions in English football.

The full-back was a regular for the Reds from 2004 to 2008, appearing in both Champions League finals in 2005 and 2007, but thereafter lost his place in the side when manager Rafael Benitez preferred to start Spaniard Alvaro Arbeloa ahead of him.

A move to Espanyol followed, but with injuries limiting him to a handful of appearances, the Ireland international was constantly linked with a return to the Premier League. He finally secured a move back to England with Portsmouth in 2008, but wasn't offered a contract extension after the club went into administration and was relegated.

Strangely enough, when a 10th-anniversary Istanbul reunion was planned, Finnan was the only player the organisers were unable to track down, which led to a Twitter campaign to #FindSteveFinnan. The bemused 41-year-old was finally discovered in London, where he's currently running a property development company with his brother.

Steve Finnan

Finnan, while playing for Portsmouth, holds off Chelsea striker Daniel Sturridge

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